John Edwards

John Edwards

Birth
Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 28 Dec 1850 (aged 69)
Johnstown, Fulton County, New York, USA
Burial Johnstown, Fulton County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7254842 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He was Sheriff of Montgomery County and keeper of Johnstown Jail, (1806-12). Moving to the village of Ephratah, New York, he became successful in the mercantile business and was in local politics. In 1837, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, serving until 1839. After his term, he settled in Johnstown, New York and engaged in manufacturing pursuits until his death at age 69.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7254842
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Edwards (6 Aug 1781–28 Dec 1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7254842, citing Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .