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William Posey Edwards
Birth: Nov. 9, 1836
Talbotton
Talbot County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1900
Butler
Taylor County
Georgia, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1857, commenced law practice in Butler, Georgia and was a member of the State Constitutional Convention in 1858. During the Civil War he served in the Confederate Army as Captain of Company F, 27th Georgia Volunteer Infantry and was subsequently promoted to Colonel of the regiment. Upon the readmission of Georgia to the Union in 1868, he was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress, serving until 1869. Not a qualified canidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Butler United Methodist Church Cemetery
Butler
Taylor County
Georgia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Nov 09, 2007
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