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Edwards, U to Z

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

  Edwards, Uriah — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Uriah — of California. Member of California state assembly 11th District, 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Victor L. — of Prince George's County, Md. Republican. Candidate for Maryland state senate District 4-C, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Edwards, W. H. — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, W. R. — of Tracy, Lyon County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, W. W. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Waldo (b. 1883) — of Macon, Macon County, Mo. Born June 24, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri 2nd Circuit, 1955. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Ruth Hughes.
  Edwards, Walter — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Edwards, Walter W. — of St. Charles, St. Charles County, Mo. Circuit judge in Missouri 19th Circuit, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Warren — of Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Weldon Nathaniel (1788-1873) — also known as Weldon N. Edwards — of Warrenton, Warren County, N.C. Born in Gaston, Northampton County, N.C., January 25, 1788. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1816-27. Died in Warren County, N.C., December 18, 1873 (age 85 years, 327 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Warren County, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, William (c.1794-c.1878) — of Indiana. Born in Virginia, about 1794. County judge in Indiana, 1818, 1825; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1832-36. Died in Missouri, about 1878 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William — of Bowdle, Edmunds County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 36th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William — Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Mayor of Logan, Utah, 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William, Jr. — of West Virginia. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William C. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Wichita, Kan., 1908-13. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William C. — of Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa. Burgess of Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William Congdon — of Larned, Pawnee County, Kan. Republican. Secretary of state of Kansas, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William D. (c.1853-1916) — of Hudson County, N.J. Born about 1853. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1887-89. Welsh and English ancestry. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., March 6, 1916 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Edward Irving Edwards (1863-1931).
  Edwards, William Donlon (1915-2015) — also known as Don Edwards — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., January 6, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from California, 1963-95 (9th District 1963-75, 10th District 1975-93, 16th District 1993-95); delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964, 1968, 1988; arrested during an anti-apartheid protest outside the South African Embassy in Washington, 1984. Unitarian. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., October 1, 2015 (age 100 years, 268 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Edwards, William H. (b. 1841) — of Indiana. Born in Marion Township, Lawrence County, Ind., November 30, 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1873. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William H. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd New York District, 1917-19. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William H. — of Sussex, Waukesha County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1931-34. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William Hayden — also known as William H. Edwards — of Washington, D.C. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Brazil, 1877-78; U.S. Consul General in SAINT Petersburg, 1878-80; Berlin, 1889-93; chief, Diplomatic Bureau, U.S. Department of State, 1884-85; U.S. Consular Agent in Schiedam, 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Edwards, William J. — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Niles, Mich., 1866-67, 1886-89. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William J. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, 1984, 1988-89. Still living as of 1989.
  Edwards, William Jackson (b. 1928) — also known as Jack Edwards — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., September 20, 1928. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; general attorney for Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad, 1958-64; U.S. Representative from Alabama 1st District, 1965-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1972. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Jaycees; Kappa Alpha Order; Omicron Delta Kappa. Still living as of 1998.
  Relatives: Son of William Jackson Edwards and Sue (Fuhrman) Edwards; married, January 30, 1954, to Jolane Vander Sys; second great-grandson of William Farrington Aldrich (1853-1925).
  Political family: Aldrich family of Birmingham, Alabama.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, William Kirkpatrick (1820-1878) — of Indiana. Born near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 26, 1820. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1846-51, 1859, 1873; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1873; mayor of Terre Haute, Ind., 1853-55; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1860. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., September 26, 1878 (age 57 years, 274 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Edwards, William N. — of Zion, Lake County, Ill. Mayor of Zion, Ill., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William Posey (1835-1900) — of Georgia. Born near Talbotton, Talbot County, Ga., November 9, 1835. Republican. U.S. Representative from Georgia 3rd District, 1867-69. Died in Butler, Taylor County, Ga., June 28, 1900 (age 64 years, 231 days). Interment at Methodist Cemetery, Butler, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, William Seymour — also known as William S. Edwards — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1893-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1908, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William T. — of Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. Postmaster at Canton, Ga., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, William W. — U.S. Attorney for Missouri, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Winslow H. — of Easthampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Second Hampshire District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Zilphia — of Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


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