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 John Edwards

John Edwards

Birth
Stafford County, Virginia, USA
Death 1837 (aged 88–89)
Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 7907941 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He was a successful plantation owner in Fayette County Kentucky, which at the time was part of part of Virginia, in 1780. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, (1781-83, 85-86) and a delegate to the convention called to define the limits of the proposed State of Kentucky, (1785-88). Upon the admission of Kentucky as a State into the Union was elected as a Democrat-Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1792-95). After his term, he was a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives in 1795 and a member of the Kentucky State Senate, (1796-1800). He lived in retirement on his plantation until his death at age 88.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 26 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7907941
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Edwards (1748–1837), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7907941, citing Edwards Cemetery, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .