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Charles Gordon Edwards
Birth: Jul. 2, 1878
Daisy
Evans County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1931
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

U.S. Congressman. Graduating from the law department of the University of Georgia, in 1898, he was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced to practice law in Reidsville, Georgia. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and served a s a Second Lieutenant in the Oglethorpe Light Infantry of the 1st Georgia Regiment of Infantry, (1903-04). In 1907, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1917. Not seeking reelection, he resumed the practice of law and was president of the Savannah Board of Trade, (1919-20). In 1920, he was again elected to the Sixty-ninth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until his death from at heart attack at age 53. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Jefferson Edwards (1839 - 1921)
  Sarah Ann Conley Edwards (1847 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Ora Beach Edwards (1882 - 1946)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Beach Edwards (1904 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Virginia Edwards Hendricks (1864 - 1940)*
  Talula Edwards (1868 - 1868)*
  James Claudius Edwards (1869 - 1928)*
  Thomas M. Edwards (1874 - 1938)*
  Charles Gordon Edwards (1878 - 1931)
  Daisy Leola Edwards Miller (1880 - 1956)*
  Shelton Orlando Edwards (1882 - 1947)*
  Grover Cleveland Edwards (1884 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bonaventure Cemetery
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
 
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Record added: May 14, 2003
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Charles Gordon Edwards
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