|Death: ||Apr. 26, 1918|
Philadelphia Inquirer, April 28, 1918
"MAJOR CHARLES WELSH EDMUNDS
After an illness of only one week. Major Charles Welsh Edmunds, United Stes Commissioner for this city, died Friday evening at the home of his father, Henry R. Edmunds, at 1301 North Sixteenth street, of heart disease.
Major Edmunds was born in this city and was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Scientific School, in 1887. Succeeding his father, who formerly was president of the Board of Education, as a United States Commissioner hre, he held that office up to his death.
Major Edmunds was one of the organizers of the Second City Troop, nearly twenty years ago. A corporal at that time, he rapidly rose in rank, becoming Captain in March, 1911. He was commissioned a major of the First Squadron, First Pennsylvania Cavalry, in 1914, and served with his regiment along the Mexican border, during the Mexican trouble in 1916. He was discharged from the army last January for physical disability.
Funeral services will be conducted at his father's home, Monday afternoon. Major Edmunds, who was unmarried, is survived by his parents, a brother and two sisters. He was nephew of the late Congressman Joel Cook."
Henry Reeves Edmunds (1840 - 1923)
Charles Welsh Edmunds (1872 - 1918)
Anna Grace Edmunds (1887 - 1956)*
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Plot: Section 16 Lot 385
Maintained by: Mary Harrell-Sesniak
Originally Created by: Meges
Record added: Aug 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94639620
Added: Feb. 17, 2014
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