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Edward Irving EDWARDS

Senate Years of Service: 1923-1929Party: DemocratEDWARDS, Edward Irving, a Senator from New Jersey; born in Jersey City, N.J., December 1, 1863; attended the Jersey City public schools and New …

Edward VIII

Edward VIII shocked the world in 1936 when he gave up his throne to marry an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. After abdication he lived out his life as the Prince of Wales. The eldest son of King G…

John Edward

John Edward is a popular spiritualist whose contact with dead people has kept him on cable television since the late 1990s. Edward concluded he was a medium when he was a teenager, and feels he is abl…

Vince Edwards

Vince Edward's series Ben Casey was the E.R. of its time. Running from 1961-66 on ABC, the series was a pioneer of the 'real-life hospital' school of drama. (The show's opening lines -- "Man, Woman,…

John Edwards

Candidate for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination by Liz Olson John Edwards Related Links John Edwards’s campaign websit…

John Edwards

John Edwards is the 2004 Democratic vice presidential candidate whose career exploded in 2008 because of his extra-marital affair with videographer Rielle Hunter. John Edwards attended North Carolina …

Edward Lear

Edward Lear was a highly-regarded nature and landscape artist, but he is much better remembered for the whimsical nonsense poetry and limericks he produced throughout his life. Among his best-known w…

Edward Gorey

Name at birth: Edward St. John GoreyEdward Gorey was a writer and pen-and-ink illustrator whose gothic and humorously macabre style can be seen in books such as The Doubtful Guest (1957) and, most fam…

Edward Bancroft

Edward Bancroft was a highly regarded scientist and writer who was hired by Ben Franklin to spy on the British just before the Revolutionary War. Nearly 70 years after Bancroft's death, the British g…

Edward Teach

Edward Teach (or Thatch) was Blackbeard the Pirate, an infamous prowler of the waters off the southeastern coast of the American colonies from around 1713 to 1718. Not much is known about his early l…