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Maj Charles Eugene Edwards
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1865
Georgetown
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1931
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Husband of Mary C Findley Edwards

Father of Charles Eugene Edwards Jr who is treasurer of Francis R Waller Inc consulting engineers

First Captain and organizer of the old Corcoran Cadets, District Militia and lifelong resident of Washington. he was commissioned into the District Militia in 1887 and rose to a captaincy and was appointed commander of the Corcoran Cadets which he helped to organize. The cadet corps is now known as Company E of the 121st Engineers. At the outbreak of the Spanish American War, Maj Edwards was appointed chief recruiting officer of the District Militia and in World War I he served as military advisor to the Tenth District Draft board. At the close of the war he retired and President Wilson commisioned him a major.

Died at his residence at 1421 Longfellow Street NW Washington DC
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Cecilia Findley Edwards (1871 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  Charles Eugene Edwards (1889 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
Maintained by: Jim and Sarah
Originally Created by: Jay Kelly
Record added: Mar 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34335711
Maj Charles Eugene Edwards
Added by: Jay Kelly
 
Maj Charles Eugene Edwards
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