Worcester, Edwin Dean was born on November 19, 1828 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Eldad W. (8th in direct line from Review William W., who came from England in 1640) and Sarah (Chickering) W.
Studied law and followed several other pursuits. Entered accounting department New York Central R.R., 1853, subsequently becoming treasurer. Secretary and treasurer, 1873, vice president 1883, Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway.
Secretary Michigan Central R.R., 1878, and from 1883 vice president same, etc. Home: New York, New York.