Alexander Edwards (1891 - 1963)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Alexander Edwards’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Alexander so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Alexander’s biography.

Alexander Edwards Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Alexander Edwards and his immediate Edwards family. Add to Alexander Edwards's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Alexander.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Alexander Edwards? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Alexander finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Alexander attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Alexander did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Alexander Edwards is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Alexander's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Alexander's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Alexander a religious man? Add Alexander’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Alexander during various points of his life.

Timeline

1891 - In the year that Alexander Edwards was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

1901 - He was merely 10 years old when John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

1905 - By the time he was only 14 years old, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

1944 - Alexander was 53 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

1963 - In the year of Alexander Edwards's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

Alexander Edwards Family Tree

Who was Alexander’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Alexander’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Alexander's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Alexander Edwards
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Alexander's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Alexander Edwards is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Alexander Edwards passed away in October 1963 at 72 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Alexander. He was born on April 25, 1891. There is no information about Alexander's family or relationships. We know that Alexander Edwards had been residing in Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Alexander Edwards? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Alexander is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Alexander Edwards

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources