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Edwards, O to R

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

  Edwards, O. Ellery — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, O. M. — of Wayne County, Mich. Protestants United candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Ogden — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1814-15, 1817-18. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Oral P. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 5th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Edwards, Ossie — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Edwards, P. E. — of Neosho, Newton County, Mo. Independence candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Pat H. — of Greene County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Paul L. — of De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of De Soto, Mo., 1955-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Percy L. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 10th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Peter — of Vale, Butte County, S.Dak. Farmer; member of South Dakota state senate 40th District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Peter B. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Philip H. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Philip L. — of Sacramento County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 9th District, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Pierpont (1750-1826) — of Connecticut. Born in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., April 8, 1750. Lawyer; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1787-88; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1789-90; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1789; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1806; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., April 5, 1826 (age 75 years, 362 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Edwards (1704-1758) and Sarah (Pierpont) Edwards (1710-1758); married to Frances Ogden (1750-1800); father of Henry Waggaman Edwards; uncle of Aaron Burr and Theodore Dwight; second great-grandson of Thomas Willett; first cousin once removed of John Davenport and James Davenport; first cousin twice removed of Theodore Davenport; first cousin four times removed of Evert Harris Kittell; first cousin six times removed of Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Tallmadge; second cousin twice removed of Charles Robert Sherman and Frederick Augustus Tallmadge; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, John Appleton, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, Joseph Pomeroy Root and Edward Williams Hooker; second cousin four times removed of Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, George Landon Ingraham, Charles Dunsmore Millard and Blanche M. Woodward; second cousin five times removed of Bradford R. Lansing, Daniel Phoenix Ingraham and Louis Ezekiel Stoddard; third cousin once removed of Noah Phelps and Hezekiah Case; third cousin twice removed of Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Jairus Case, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case; third cousin thrice removed of Amos Pettibone, Walter Booth, Norman A. Phelps, Oliver Dwight Filley, William Warner Hoppin, John Smith Phelps, Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case and Lovel Davis Parmelee; fourth cousin once removed of William Greene (1695-1758).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwards, Prentis — of Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Edwards, R. J. — of Denton, Denton County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Renee — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Edwards, Richard — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Richard D. — of Lansford, Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Richard J. — of Valley Stream, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Independent candidate for mayor of Valley Stream, N.Y., 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Richard O. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Republican. Postmaster at Jackson, Miss., 1902-13. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Richard R. — of Muncy, Lycoming County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Richards — of Bureau County, Ill. Republican. Illinois superintendent of public instruction, 1887-91. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Robert See F. Robert Edwards
  Edwards, Robert — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 7th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Edwards, Robert — also known as Bob Edwards — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2000, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Edwards, Robert H. — of Newell, Hancock County, W.Va.; Chester, Hancock County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Hancock County Democratic Party, 1945-55; postmaster at Chester, W.Va., 1965-67. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Robert L. — of Sylacauga, Talladega County, Ala. Mayor of Sylacauga, Ala., 1891-93. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Robert W. — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Candidate for mayor of Asheville, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Edwards, Rodney J. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 10th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Ronald D. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 5th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Edwards, Ronnie — of District of Columbia. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Edwards, Rosemary — of Travis County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Edwards, Ross — of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Tex. Mayor of Lubbock, Tex., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Mrs. Roy — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Roy A., Jr. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County; elected 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Edwards, Roy V. — of Oklahoma. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Edwards, Ruby E. — of West Jefferson, Madison County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Edwards, Russell — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 10th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.


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