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Lawyer

Stephen Ostrom Edwards, American lawyer. Member commission on revision of judicial system of Rhode Island, 1904-1905; member committee of management, John Carter Brown Library.

Background

Edwards, Stephen Ostrom was born on January 22, 1855 in Glen, New York, United States. Son of William Henry and Eleanor Schenck (Mount) Edwards.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1879, A.M., 1882. Studied Boston University Law School, 1882-1883.

Career

Admitted to bar, February 1884. Instructor mathematics and logic, Brown U., 1886-1887. Clerk Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1889-1891.

Senior member Edwards & Angell, May 1, since 1894. President Providence & Worcester Railroad Company. Director Providence Journal Company, Rhode Island Hospital Trust Company, Providence Lying-in Hospital, Providence Society for Organizing Charities.

President Providence Working Men’s Loan Association.

Membership

Member commission on revision of judicial system of Rhode Island, 1904-1905. Member committee of management, John Carter Brown Library.

Connections

Married Ellen A. Chace, June 30, 1887.

father:
William Henry Edwards

mother:
Eleanor Schenck (Mount) Edwards

spouse:
Ellen A. Chace