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George Herbert Edwards

George Herbert Edwards, American ex-mayor. Member Upper House of Common Council 2 terms, 1906-1914; member of commission to build new water works for Kansas City, 1921.; Club: Chamber of Commerce.

Background

  • Edwards, George Herbert was born on May 25, 1860 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Richard and Betsey Josslyn (Samson) Edwards.

  • Education

    • Student Illinois State Normal U.

    Career

    • Traveling salesman for various jewelry concerns, 1879-1889. Settled in Kansas City, Missoury, 1889. as secretary S. D. Mills Jewelry Company. Title changed to Edwards & Sloane Jewelry Company, 1892, now Edwards-Ludwig-Fuller Jewelry Company, of which is president.

      President Mercantile Bank, 1912-1915 until consolidated with Commerce Trust Company, of which is director.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Upper House of Common Council 2 terms, 1906-1914. Member of commission to build new water works for Kansas City, 1921. Club: Chamber of Commerce.

    Connections

    • Married Isabella Dix, November 20, 1889. Children: Alice Louise (deceased), George Herbert (deceased), Lucile Belle (Mistress.
    • father: Richard Edwards
    • mother: Betsey Josslyn (Samson) Edwards
    • spouse: Isabella Dix
    • children: Alice Louise Edwards (deceased)
    • George Herbert Edwards (deceased)
    • Lucile Belle (Mrs Edwards
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    Died December 28, 1941
    (aged 81)
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