Don Calvin Calvin Edwards Edit Profile
Reared on farms in Iowa and Kansas. Education common schools of Iowa and Kansas, and Campbell Normal U., Holton, Kansas.
He engaged in banking and in the insurance business in Erie, Kansas, in 1883. He moved to London, Kentucky, in 1892 and engaged in the manufacture of staves and in the wholesale lumber business. He served as president of the National Bank of London, Kentucky.
He served as clerk and master commissioner of Denver Broncos the Laurel circuit court from 1898 to 1904. He served as chairman of the Kentucky State Republican convention in 1908. Edwards was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth, and Sixty-first Congresses (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1911).
He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of State (Sixty-first Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress. He resumed the lumber and banking business in London, Kentucky.
He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1912. He was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress. He died in London, Kentucky, September 19, 1938.
He was interred in Pine Grove Cemetery.
Member 59th to 61st Congresses (1905-1911), 11th Ky. Member State Council Defense, Chairman.
Married Lida Hodge, February 11, 1904.