William Cunningham Edwards
Full Name: William Cunningham "Will" Edwards
Date of birth: August 1, 1879
Date of death: September 13, 1957
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925
Denton / Denton
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch, "Denton Publisher Seeks Lieutenant Governorship," 2/22/1924, p. 4.
Hearne Democrat (Hearne, Texas).
- Obituary and photo, "Funeral Held for Former Publisher," William C. Edwards, 9/15/1957, p. 3. "He served in the state legislature from 1922-24."
- William Cunningham Edwards, birth date 8/1/1879 in Courtland, Alabama; death date 9/13/1957 in Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas; publisher/newspaper.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Mentioned as "Round-a-bout" editor of Denton Record-Chronicle, ran for Lieutenant Governor and narrowly lost second primary to Barry Miller in 1924, p. 352.
History of Denton County, From Its Beginning to 1960, 1978.
- "Editor Edwards Will Run for Lieut. Governor," 1/15/1924, p. 1, notes Will C. Edwards currently a member of the 38th Legislature.
Mexia Daily News.
- 38th Legislature (1923) - Will C. Edwards, postoffice Denton, nativity Alabama, age 44 (born circa 1879), newspaper editor, Democrat.
Texas Legislative Manual.
W.C. Edwards, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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