Benjamin Edwards (1753 - 1826)

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Birthplace: Maryland
Death: Died in Todd, Kentucky, United States
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About Benjamin Edwards

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Edwards_(Maryland)

Benjamin Edwards (August 12, 1753 – November 13, 1829) was an American merchant and political leader from Montgomery County, Maryland. He represented the third district of Maryland for a very short time in the United States House of Representatives in 1795 after Uriah Forrest resigned.


Benjamin's son, Ninian Edwards, would later serve as Governor and U.S. Senator for Illinois.

Benjamin Edwards was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant aug. 26, 1776, by the Council of Safety of Maryland (sse Md. Arch. Vol. XVI folio 346). He was also a member of the Congress from Montgomery County, Maryland. He was known as "the friend and patron of William Wirt", whom he raised and educated. -------------------- Benjamin Edwards (August 12, 1753 – November 13, 1829) was an American merchant and political leader from Montgomery County, Maryland. He represented the third district of Maryland for a very short time in the United States House of Representatives in 1795 after Uriah Forrest resigned.

Benjamin's son, Ninian Edwards, would later serve as Governor and U.S. Senator for Illinois.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Edwards_%28Maryland%29

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Benjamin Edwards, US Congress's Timeline

1753
August 1, 1753
Maryland
1775
March 17, 1775
Age 21
Montgomery County, MD
1777
March 14, 1777
Age 23
1779
January 17, 1779
Age 25
Stafford, Stafford, VA, USA
1781
May 11, 1781
Age 27
Montgomery, MD, USA
1784
October 7, 1784
Age 31
Montgomery, MD, USA
1786
August 18, 1786
Age 33
Montgomery, MD, USA
1788
June 25, 1788
Age 34
Montgomery, MD, USA
1790
1790
Age 36
Montgomery, MD, USA
1793
January 17, 1793
Age 39
Montgomery, MD, USA