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Naval officer

John Richard Edwards, American naval officer. member Naval Liquid Fuel Board, 1901-1904; member Naval Fuel Oil Board, 1915.

Background

Edwards, John Richard was born on July 9, 1853 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1874.

Career

Chief engr; chief engr. Officer, Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N.H., 1904-1908. General inspector machy.

President Board Inspection and Survey for shore stations, 1912-1914.

Membership

Member Naval Liquid Fuel Board, 1901-1904. Member Naval Fuel Oil Board, 1915.