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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.


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


Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1874.


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.


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