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Edward Watts Saunders

congressman

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