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Edward Watts Saunders

Edward Watts Saunders, American congressman. Member Virginia House of Representatives, 1887-1901 (speaker, 1899-1901).

Background

  • Saunders, Edward Watts was born on October 25, 1860 in Franklin Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Peter and Elizabeth (Dabney) Saunders.

  • Education

    • Grammar and high school education, Bedford Company, Virginia. Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1882.

    Career

    • In practice at Rockymount, Virginia, since 1882.

    Membership

    Member Virginia House of Representatives, 1887-1901 (speaker, 1899-1901).

    Connections

    • Married Nancy D. Walker, December 11, 1886.
    • father: Peter Saunders
    • mother: Elizabeth (Dabney) Saunders
    • spouse: Nancy D. Walker
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    Born October 25, 1860
    Died December 16, 1921
    (aged 61)
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