Frank Watson Edwards

1904–1972 (Age 68)
Midland, Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Frank Watson

When Frank Watson Edwards was born on 1 April 1904, in Midland, Fauquier, Virginia, United States, his father, William Thornton Edwards, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Lulla Shipp, was 20. He had at least 1 daughter with Sadie Petrie. He died on 12 September 1972, in Oxford, Warren, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 68.

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William Thornton Edwards
Nancy Lulla Shipp
Frank Watson Edwards

Parents & Siblings

  • William Thornton Edwards


  • Nancy Lulla Shipp




World Events (3)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 7

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

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