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Edwards, E to F

EDWARDS (Soundex E363) — See also EDWARD, EDWARDE, EDWARDSEN, EDWARE, HARVEY-EDWARDS, SEWARDS, SOWARDS, SUMTER-EDWARDS, TREDWAY, WARDSWORTH, WOODWARD.

  Edwards, E. B. — of Newton, Harvey County, Kan. Mayor of Newton, Kan., 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Edwards, E. C. — of Newark, Independence County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, E. W. — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Earl W. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Edward — of Tioga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1800-01. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Edward — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1845, 1864-65 (Saratoga County 1845, Saratoga County 2nd District 1864-65). Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Edward E. — of Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 27th Circuit, 1897-98; appointed 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Edward Irving (1863-1931) — also known as Edward I. Edwards — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bergen town (now part of Jersey City), Hudson County, N.J., December 1, 1863. Democrat. General contractor; banker; New Jersey state comptroller, 1911-17; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1919; Governor of New Jersey, 1920-23; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1923-29; defeated, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928. Episcopalian. Welsh and English ancestry. Member, American Bankers Association; Zeta Psi; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Eagles. Depressed over political and financial misfortunes, the deaths of those close to him, and his own poor health, he shot and killed himself, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 26, 1931 (age 67 years, 56 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William W. Edwards and Emma J. (Nation) Edwards; brother of William D. Edwards (1853?-1916); married, November 14, 1888, to Jule Blanche Smith (died 1928).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwards, Edward J. — of Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Hermosa Beach, Calif., 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Edward L. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Circuit judge in Missouri 1st Circuit, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Edwin T. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
Edwin Edwards Edwards, Edwin Washington (b. 1927) — also known as Edwin Edwards; "Fast Eddie" — of Crowley, Acadia Parish, La. Born in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, La., August 7, 1927. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Louisiana state senate 35th District, 1964-65; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 7th District, 1965-72; Governor of Louisiana, 1972-80, 1984-88, 1992-96; justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1980. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Lions. Charged in federal court in 1985 with racketeering involving hospital licenses; his first trial ended in hung jury; acquitted in second trial. Convicted in federal court in 2000 on seventeen counts of fraud and racketeering over a scheme to extort money from applicants for casino licenses; sentenced in 2001 to ten years in federal prison and fined $250,000. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence W. Edwards and Agnes (Brouillette) Edwards; married, April 5, 1949, to Elaine Lucille Schwartzenburg (1929-2018).
  Cross-reference: Jack P. F. Gremillion — Camille F. Gravel, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Edwin Edwards: Tyler Bridges, Bad Bet on the Bayou : The Rise of Gambling in Louisiana and the Fall of Governor Edwin Edwards — John Maginnis, The Last Hayride — John Maginnis, Cross to Bear
  Image source: KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana
  Edwards, Elaine Schwartzenburg (1929-2018) — also known as Elaine S. Edwards; Elaine Lucille Schwartzenburg — of Louisiana. Born in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, La., March 8, 1929. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1972. Female. Died May 14, 2018 (age 89 years, 67 days). Interment at Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum, Baton Rouge, La.
  Relatives: Married, April 5, 1949, to Edwin Washington Edwards (1927-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Edwards, Eli — of Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Trumbull, 1821. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Elisha M. — Member of Missouri state senate 17th District, 1877-84. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Ellerton H. — of Antrim, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Antrim, 1956; elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Antrim 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Ellery See O. Ellery Edwards
  Edwards, Elvin N. — of Freeport, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Nassau County District Attorney, 1926-31; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Emma — of Vermont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Edwards, Erwin P. — of Easton, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Easton, Connecticut, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Esther — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Edwards, Evan — of Fairburn, Custer County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 44th District, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Evan J. — Single Tax candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Everett J. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Suffolk County 1st District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, F. Robert (b. 1940) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Newberry, Luce County, Mich., March 26, 1940. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1971-76 (82nd District 1971-72, 79th District 1973-76); defeated, 1968 (82nd District), 1976 (79th District), 1988 (83rd District). Methodist. Still living as of 1988.
  Edwards, Fern — of Pierce City, Lawrence County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Fernando A. — of California. Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Edwards, Florence A. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Prohibition candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 3rd District, 1942, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Francis Smith (1817-1899) — of New York. Born in Windsor, Broome County, N.Y., May 28, 1817. U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1855-57. Died in Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y., May 20, 1899 (age 81 years, 357 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, Francis W. — of Ovid, Seneca County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944; candidate for New York state senate 47th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Frank B. — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Mexico, Mo., 1955-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Frank E. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1928-31; recalled 1931. Recalled from office as mayor in 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Frank J. — of Montana. Candidate for Governor of Montana, 1912 (Progressive), 1916 (Republican), 1924 (Farmer-Labor). Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Frank W. — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky. Democrat. Postmaster at Danville, Ky., 1966-80. Still living as of 1980.
  Edwards, Fred E. — of Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Fred L. — of Bethel, Oxford County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Oxford County (7th), 1931-32; delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Oxford County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Frederick — of Sherman, Fairfield County, Conn. Whig. Member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1845. Burial location unknown.


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