Biography of Edward P. Jordan
Oneida County, NY Biographies





One of the more recent acquisitions to the legal fraternity of Utica is Edward Peter Jordan, who has been engaged in the practice of his profession in this city since 1908. Mr. Jordan was born in West Winfield, Herkimer county, New York, on the 3d of April, 1883, and is a son of Moses E. and. Jennie (Mullaney) Jordan.

Edward Peter Jordan was reared in his native town attending the public schools and graduating from West Winfield Academy. After the completion of the course he matriculated at Hamilton College, from which institution he was graduated with the class of 1905. When he left college he entered the law office of Dunmore, Sholes, Ferris & Foley, being admitted to the bar in March, 1908.

Ever since attaining his majority Mr. Jordan has participated in all political - activities, giving his support to the candidates of the democratic party. Four years ago he was made secretary of the democratic general committee and at the present time he is chairman of that body. In 1909 he was elected justice of the peace from which office he resigned on the 1st of February, 1911, to accept the position of attorney for state comptroller in Oneida county.

In 1911 Edward P. Jordan was united in marriage to Miss Alice Margaret Loftus, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Loftus of Deansboro, Oneida county, New York.

Fraternally Mr. Jordan is affiliated with the Knights of Columbus, Improved Order of Red Men and the Knights of the Maccabees. He was formerly a member of the New York National Guard. Although a very young man during the brief period of his public career, Mr. Jordan has held positions of considerable responsibility, the duties of which he has most creditably discharged.

From:
History of Oneida County, New York
From 1700 to the present time
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
By: Henry J. Cookinham
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago 1912


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