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Edwards, J.

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

  Edwards, J. B. — of Oakdale, Allen Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, J. C. — of Graham County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Graham County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, J. Dixon — U.S. Vice Consul in Naples, as of 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, J. H. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Mrs. J. Hale — of Lawton, Comanche County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, J. K. — also known as Jess Edwards — of Brighton, Jefferson County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, J. M. — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, J. R. — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Mayor of Fort Worth, Tex., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, J. Stanford (b. 1880) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., September 4, 1880. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Amsterdam, 1922-29; Copenhagen, 1929-38; Liverpool, 1943-44; Brussels, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, J. W. — of Welch, McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Welch, W.Va., 1908-13. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Jack See M. Jack Edwards
  Edwards, Jack See William Jackson Edwards
  Edwards, Mrs. Jack — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Edwards, James — of Greenville, Washington County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James — of Plano, Collin County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Edwards, James B. — of Whitley Court House (now Columbia City), Whitley County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Whitley Court House, Ind., 1845-47. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James Burrows (1927-2014) — also known as James B. Edwards; Jim Edwards — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Hawthorne, Alachua County, Fla., June 24, 1927. Republican. Dentist; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1971; member of South Carolina state senate 16th District, 1972-74; resigned 1974; Governor of South Carolina, 1975-79; U.S. Secretary of Energy, 1981-82. Episcopalian or Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; American Dental Association. Died, from complications of a stroke, in Mt. Pleasant, Charleston County, S.C., December 26, 2014 (age 87 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Edwards, James C. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James F. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Cabell County Republican Party, 1945-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James G. — of Bevier, Macon County, Mo. Commonwealth Land candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James Glasgow (1815-1879) — of Putnam County, Ind. Born in Claiborne County, Tenn., June 13, 1815. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1875. Died in Carpentersville, Putnam County, Ind., December 9, 1879 (age 64 years, 179 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Edwards, James H. — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Weston, W.Va., 1895-98. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James H. — of Monroe, Union County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Monroe, N.C., 1928-33 (acting, 1928-29). Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James H. — of Granite Falls, Caldwell County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Edwards, James L. — of Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James S. — of California. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James T. — of East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James T. — of Randolph, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 32nd District, 1892-93. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, James W. — of Plano, Collin County, Tex. Mayor of Plano, Tex., 1978-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Edwards, Jamie — of Brooklyn Center, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Edwards, Jane — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Edwards, Janette — of Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Edwards, Jay Dixon — U.S. Vice Consul in La Paz, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Jean — of Arkansas. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Edwards, Jeffrey L. — of Valley City, Barnes County, N.Dak. Candidate for mayor of Valley City, N.Dak., 2014. Still living as of 2014.
  Edwards, Jennifer — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Edwards, Jenny — of Franklinton, Franklin County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Edwards, Jeptha — of Attalla, Etowah County, Ala. Postmaster at Attalla, Ala., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Jess See J. K. Edwards
  Edwards, Jim See James Burrows Edwards
  Edwards, Job — of Ocean County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, John (1748-1837) — of Kentucky. Born in Stafford County, Va., 1748. Planter; miller; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1781-85, 1796-1800; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1792-95. Member, Freemasons. Died in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo., 1837 (age about 89 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Susanna Wroe (1748-1833).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, John (1760-c.1798) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in 1760. Merchant; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1787-88, 1791-94; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1795-97. Died about 1798 (age about 38 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Edwards and Margaret (Peronneau) Edwards; brother of Elizabeth Edwards (who married John Bee Holmes (1760-1827)); married 1783 to Rebecca Donnom.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edwards, John (1781-1850) — of New York. Born near Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 6, 1781. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1837-39. Died in Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y., December 28, 1850 (age 69 years, 144 days). Interment at Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, John (1786-1843) — of Ivy Mills, Delaware County, Pa. Born in Ivy Mills, Delaware County, Pa., 1786. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1839-43. Died near Glen Mills, Delaware County, Pa., June 26, 1843 (age about 56 years). Interment at Friends Cemetery, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pa.
  Relatives: Granduncle of John Edwards Leonard (1845-1878).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, John (1805-1894) — Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 24, 1805. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1845-46; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of Indiana state senate, 1853; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1856-61; Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1859-61; delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention 9th District, 1857; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1871-73. Died in Washington, D.C., April 8, 1894 (age 88 years, 166 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, John (1814-1896) — of Indiana. Born in Fredonia, Crawford County, Ind., December 1, 1814. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1841-43. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., November 10, 1896 (age 81 years, 345 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwards, John — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, John B. — Candidate for New York canal commission, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, John Baird — of Thomas County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Thomas County, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, John C. — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, John Cummins (1804-1888) — also known as John C. Edwards — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo.; Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., June 24, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of state of Missouri, 1830-35, 1837; district judge in Missouri, 1832-37; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1836; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1837-39; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1841-43; Governor of Missouri, 1844-48; mayor of Stockton, Calif., 1851. Died in Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif., October 14, 1888 (age 84 years, 112 days). Interment at Stockton Rural Cemetery, Stockton, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Edwards, John E. — of Forsyth, Rosebud County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1904, 1912 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, John L. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, John R. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 7th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Edwards, John Reid (b. 1953) — also known as John Edwards; Johnny Reid Edwards; "Silk Pony"; "The Breck Girl" — of North Carolina. Born in Seneca, Oconee County, S.C., June 10, 1953. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1999-2005; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000, 2004; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 2004, 2008; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2004; in August 2008, he acknowledged an extramarital affair with filmmaker Rielle Hunter, though at first he denied having fathered her baby; this revelation discredited him and ended his political career. Methodist. In June, 2011, he was indicted in federal court on campaign finance charges, based on the argument that the donations he received in 2007-08 to cover up his affair were illegal contributions to his presidential campaign. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married, July 30, 1977, to Mary Elizabeth Anania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by John Edwards: Four Trials (2003) — Our Plan for America: Stronger at Home, Respected in the World, with John Kerry (2004)
  Critical books about John Edwards: Bernard Goldberg, 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37) — Andrew Young, The Politician: An Insider's Account of John Edwards's Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down
  Edwards, John Saul (b. 1943) — also known as John S. Edwards — of Roanoke, Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., October 6, 1943. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, 1980-81; member of Virginia state senate 21st District, 1996-; candidate in primary for Virginia state attorney general, 2001. Lutheran. Still living as of 2011.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edwards, John W. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, John W. — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Ohio state senate from Hamilton County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Johnny Reid See John Reid Edwards
  Edwards, Jonathan — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Whig. Postmaster at Youngstown, Ohio, 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Jonathan — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 1st District, 1854-55; mayor of Troy, N.Y., 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Jonathan — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Mrs. Jonathan — of Lyndon, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Jonathan P. (b. 1854) — of Dennis, Barnstable County, Mass. Born in Dennisport, Dennis, Barnstable County, Mass., May 7, 1854. Republican. Vessel agent; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Second Barnstable District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Joseph — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Joseph R. — of Cole County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cole County, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Joseph R. — of Confluence, Somerset County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Joseph Russell (1828-1890) — also known as Joseph R. Edwards — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., December 26, 1828. Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Mobile, Ala., 1873-77; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Mobile, Ala., 1876-77; Consul for Netherlands in Mobile, Ala., 1881. Died in Mobile County, Ala., August 4, 1890 (age 61 years, 221 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Ala.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwards, Joseph W. — of Michigan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Juanelle — of Marietta, Cobb County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996, 2000 (alternate). Still living as of 2000.
  Edwards, Julian W. — of Butler, Taylor County, Ga. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Taylor County, 1939-44; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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