John Wesley Edwards

1931–1985 (Age 54)
Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Wesley

John Wesley Edwards was born in 1931, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. He died in 1985, at the age of 54.

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1931

Age 0

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1957 · Troops are sent to Central High School

Age 26

In September 1957, troops were sent to Central High school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The reason was that nine African American children were going to start going to this school and putting the new law of Brown v Board of Education into action. These nine children became known as the Little Rock nine.

Name Meaning

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

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

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