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Don Calvin Edwards

congressman

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