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William Cunningham Edwards

W.C. Edwards
Full Name: William Cunningham "Will" Edwards
Birth date: August 1, 1879
Death date: September 13, 1957

Terms of Service

  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • 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." Denton Record-Chronicle .
  • 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 .
  • Biographical sketch, "Denton Publisher Seeks Lieutenant Governorship," 2/22/1924, p. 4. Hearne Democrat (Hearne, Texas) .
  • 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 .
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