Biography of Edward Edwards, Jr.
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Edwards, jr., Edward, son of Edward and Mary A. (Campaigne) Edwards, was born in Troy, August 14, 1870, and received his education in the public and high schools, graduating in 1888. He was then for two years a clerk in his father's store, on the corner of Congress and Thirteenth streets. In the fall of 1890 he entered Williams College and was graduated in 1894 with the degree of A. B., Phi Beta Kappa rank; and was orator of his class. In September, 1894, he was made principal of school No. 17 of Troy and remained there until March, 1895, when he was appointed principal of school No. 10. One year later he was transferred to the Troy High School, where he is now professor of Latin and German. Professor Edwards is a member of King Solomon's Lodge No. 91, F. & A. M., the Troy Vocal Society, the Troy Choral Club and the East Side Club.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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