Robert Luther Edwards

3 January 1887–21 February 1957 (Age 70)
Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Luther

When Robert Luther Edwards was born on 3 January 1887, in Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, James David Anderson Edwards, was 26 and his mother, Frances Emaline Brindle, was 21. He married Olive Myrtle Ireland on 17 December 1913. He lived in Chester, Thayer, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Chester Election Precinct, Thayer, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 21 February 1957, in Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Chester Cemetery, Chester, Thayer, Nebraska, United States.

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Robert Luther Edwards
Olive Myrtle Ireland
Marriage: 17 December 1913

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 3
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Age 7
On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 19
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (7)

  • Robert L Edwards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert L Edwards, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Luther Edwards, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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