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Lawyer

William Seymour Edwards, American lawyer. Member West Virginia House of Delegates, 1892-1895 (speaker, 1894-1895); member Republican National Committee for West Virginia, since 1912.

Background

Edwards, William Seymour was born on September 14, 1856 in New York, United States. Son of William H. and Catherine Colt (Tappan) Edwards.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell, 1879. Bachelor of Laws (cum laude), Columbia, 1882. Admitted to bar, 1883.

Career

Engaged in law practice. Also president Hamilton Gas Company, Vespertine Oil Corporation, Coalburg-Kanawha Coal Company, Gallatin Mining Company.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Coals and Cokes in West Virginia, 1892. Into the Yukon, 1904. Through Scandinavia to Moscow, 1906.

      On the Mexican Highlands, 1906-1907.

Membership

Member West Virginia House of Delegates, 1892-1895 (speaker, 1894-1895). Member Republican National Committee for West Virginia, since 1912.

Connections

Married Hope M. Christensen, July 5, 1902.

father:
William H. Edwards

mother:
Catherine Colt (Tappan) Edwards

spouse:
Hope M. Christensen