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Don Calvin Edwards

Don Calvin Edwards, American congressman. member 59th to 61st Congresses (1905-1911), 11th Ky; member State Council Defense, Chairman.

Background

  • Edwards, Don Calvin was born on July 13, 1861 in Appanoose Company, Iowa, United States. Son of Lewis Edwards and Jane (Saylor) Edwards.

  • Education

    • Reared on farms in Iowa and Kansas. Education common schools of Iowa and Kansas, and Campbell Normal U., Holton, Kansas.

    Career

    • Moved to Laurel Company, Kentucky, 1892. Manufacturer of rough lumber, since 1892. President National Bank of London, since 1903.

      Clerk Circuit Court, Laurel Company, Kentucky, 1898-1904. Member 59th to 61st Congresses (1905-1911), 11th Kentucky District Chairman Kentucky State Republican Convention, 1908. Was member State Council Defense, chairman 5 Liberty Loan campaigns and fuel administrator for Laurel Company, 1917-1918.

      Chairman American Red Cross relief work for Laurel Company Home: London, Ky.

    Membership

    Member 59th to 61st Congresses (1905-1911), 11th Ky. Member State Council Defense, Chairman.

    Connections

    • Married Lida Hodge, February 11, 1904.
    • father: Lewis Edwards Edwards
    • mother: Jane (Saylor) Edwards
    • spouse: Lida Hodge
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    Born July 13, 1861
    Died September 19, 1938
    (aged 77)
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