Mo Death Certif# 23244
s/o William R and Rebecca G (Tichenor) Edgar
b/o Mary Jane, Harriet M, Aaron T, Douglas, Charles, Henrietta, William R (died in infancy) and James (killed in Civil War)
h/o Sara Pressia (Whitworth)
f/o Maude, William R III, Mary, James, and Robert L
Attended public school in Ironton, Mo and helped his father with the farm.
Was a student at the Military Academy at West Point for two years.
Graduated from Washington Univ Law School in St Louis in 1875. He practiced law in Iron Co Mo and was the prosecuting attorney serving for 5 consecutive terms.
Was the Receiver, U S Land Office in Ironton.
Chairman of the local Democratic Party, Member of the State Democratic Committee, and a Presidential Elector.
Mayor of Ironton
Member and President of the Iron County Bank
In 1904 with his son established the Iron Co Abstract Co
Was honored by a memorial service at the Iron Co Courthouse on October 3, 1921.
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