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Edwards, Edwin W

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Personal name headingEdwards, Edwin W.
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LocatedGonzales (La.)
Birth date1927-08-07
Death date2021-07-12
Place of birthMarksville (La.)
Place of deathGonzales (La.)
Field of activityLouisiana--Politics and government United States--Politics and government Local government
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
Louisiana. Legislature. Senate
Crowley (La.). City Council
Profession or occupationGovernors Legislators
Found inVidrine, C. C. Just takin' orders, c1977 (subj.) p. v (Edwin W. Edwards)
Le Retour aux sources avec notre gouverneur Edwards, c1985: pref. (Edwin W. Edwards) p. 197 (Edwin Washington Edwards; b. 8/7/27; law degree, L.S.U.; governor of La., 1972- )
Bk. of the states, c1984 (Edwin W. Edwards)
WW in American politics, c1983 (Edwards, Edwin W.)
WW in America, c1984 (Edwards, Edwin Washington)
Biographical directory of the Untied States Congress, via WWW, viewed July 15, 2021 (EDWARDS, EDWIN WASHINGTON, (Husband of Elaine Schwartzenburg Edwards), a Representative from Louisiana; born in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, La., August 7, 1927; attended the public schools; LL.B., Louisiana State University, Shreveport, La., 1949; J.D., Louisiana State University, Shreveport, La., 1969; United States Naval Air Corps, 1945-1946; lawyer, private practice; member of the Crowley, La., city council, 1954-1962; member of the Louisiana state senate, 1964-1965; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative T. Ashton Thompson; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (October 2, 1965-May 9, 1972); Governor of Louisiana, 1972-1980, 1984-1988, 1992-1996; was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress in 2014; died on July 12, 2021, in Gonzales, La.)