PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Index to Politicians

Edwards, G to I

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

  Edwards, G. Kent — Alaska state attorney general, 1968-70; U.S. Attorney for Alaska, 1971-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Edwards, G. W. — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Mayor of Texarkana, Tex., 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, George — of St. Petersburg, Hillsborough County (now Pinellas County), Fla. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, George C. (b. 1940) — of Michigan. Born in 1940. Democrat. Member of Wayne State University board of governors, 1969-84. Still living as of 1984.
  Edwards, George C. (born c.1948) — of Grantsville, Garrett County, Md. Born about 1948. Republican. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 1-A; elected 1998; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
George Edwards Edwards, George Clifton, Jr. (1914-1995) — also known as George Edwards — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., August 6, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1949; probate judge in Michigan, 1951-54; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1954-56; appointed 1954; resigned 1956; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1956-62; appointed 1956; resigned 1962; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1963-. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Sigma; Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; American Judicature Society. Died in 1995 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Edwards, George E. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  Edwards, George H. (1860-1941) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in 1860. Mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 1916-18. Died in 1941 (age about 81 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Edwards, George H. (1911-1980) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga., February 13, 1911. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1955-78 (Wayne County 11th District 1955-64, 12th District 1965-72, 9th District 1973-78). Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Elks. Died in 1980 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, George K. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, George P. — of Collinsville, Canton, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canton; elected 1898; postmaster at Collinsville, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, George W. — of Clinton, Vermillion County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Clinton, Ind., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, George W. — of North Stonington, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Stonington, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Grace I. — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Hartford; elected 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Greg — Republican. Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Edwards, Guerney — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, H. D. — of Fairfield County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Fairfield County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, H. E. — of Berrien Springs, Berrien County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Mrs. Hale See Mrs. J. Hale Edwards
  Edwards, Mrs. Harold — of Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Harold — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Edwards, Harold C. — of Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Harold M. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, 1977-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Edwards, Harry — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 15th Circuit, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Harry C. — of Columbia County, Wis. Progressive. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Columbia County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Harry Stillwell (1855-1938) — also known as Harry S. Edwards — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Born in Macon, Bibb County, Ga., April 23, 1855. Republican. Newspaper editor; author; postmaster at Macon, Ga., 1900-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1904; Proleague Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1920. Died in Macon, Bibb County, Ga., October 22, 1938 (age 83 years, 182 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of James Corson Edwards (1802-1861) and Elizabeth Griffin (Hunt) Edwards (1820-1904); married, January 13, 1881, to Mary Roxie Lane (1857-1922).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwards, Harry Thomas (b. 1940) — of District of Columbia. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 3, 1940. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1980-. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Phi Alpha. Still living as of 1991.
  Edwards, Harvey — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Edwards, Heard M. — of Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla. Mayor of Fort Myers, Fla., 1952-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Henry E. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Jackson, Mich., 1898-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Henry M. — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Henry Waggaman (1779-1847) — also known as Henry W. Edwards — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., October, 1779. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1819-23; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1823-27; member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1828-29; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1830; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1830; Governor of Connecticut, 1833-34, 1835-38. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., July 22, 1847 (age 67 years, 0 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Frances (Ogden) Edwards (1750-1800) and Pierpont Edwards; married to Lydia Miller (1778-1843); third great-grandson of Thomas Willett; first cousin of Aaron Burr and Theodore Dwight; second cousin of John Davenport and James Davenport; second cousin once removed of Theodore Davenport; second cousin thrice removed of Evert Harris Kittell; second cousin five times removed of Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; third cousin of Benjamin Tallmadge; third cousin once removed of Charles Robert Sherman, Frederick Augustus Tallmadge and Simeon Harrison; third cousin twice removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, John Appleton, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, Joseph Pomeroy Root (1826-1885) and Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, George Landon Ingraham, Simeon Harrison Rollinson, Charles Dunsmore Millard and Blanche M. Woodward; fourth cousin of Noah Phelps, John Condit and Hezekiah Case; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Silas Condit, Elisha Phelps, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Stephen Whitaker Fullerton, Jairus Case, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case.
  Political families: Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwards, Mrs. Herbert Threlkeld See India Edwards
  Edwards, Homer M. — of Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Horace Hall (b. 1902) — also known as Horace H. Edwards — of Richmond, Va. Born in Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County, Va., August 21, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1934-38; Virginia Democratic state chair, 1940-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944; mayor of Richmond, Va., 1946-48; Richmond city manager, 1954. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Sigma; Delta Theta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Edwards and Helen Hope (Hall) Edwards; married, December 22, 1927, to Mary Olive Lynch.
  Edwards, Hugh C. — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1956, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, I. F. — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Mayor of Dixon, Ill., 1904-10. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Idella — of Woodbine, Cape May County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Edwards, India (c.1896-1990) — also known as India Gillespie; India Moffett; Mrs. Herbert Threlkeld Edwards — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Washington, D.C.; Greenbrae, Marin County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., about 1896. Democrat. Society editor, Chicago Tribune newspaper, 1918-36; woman's page editor, 1936-42; executive director, Women's Division, Democratic National Committee; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1948 ; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1950-56. Female. Died, in Fircrest Convalescent Hospital, Sebastopol, Sonoma County, Calif., January 14, 1990 (age about 94 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John A. Gillespie and India H. (Thomas) Gillespie; married, March 6, 1920, to John F. Moffett (divorced 1937); married, June 19, 1942, to Herbert Threlkeld Edwards; mother of John Holbrook Moffett (U.S. soldier, died in World War II).
  Edwards, Ira — of Holley, Orleans County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1888-89. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Isaiah — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/edwards4.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]