Perry Edwards (1914 - 1995)

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Perry Edwards
1914 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Perry Edwards was born on May 8, 1914. He died on April 19, 1995 at 80 years of age. We know that Perry Edwards had been residing in Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi 39350.


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Perry Edwards died on April 19, 1995 at age 80. He was born on May 8, 1914. There is no information about Perry's family. We know that Perry Edwards had been residing in Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi 39350.
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In 1914, in the year that Perry Edwards was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1936, Perry was 22 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1957, at the age of 43 years old, Perry was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1980, when he was 66 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

In 1995, in the year of Perry Edwards's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Other Perry Edwardses

Perry Everett Edwards
Nov 5, 1943 - Aug 22, 1955
Perry Edwards
around 1897 - Oct 29, 1915
Perry H Edwards
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
Perry Edwards
Born: around 1914
Mississippi, United States
Perry Frank Edwards
Ashw, Australia
Perry Richard Edwards
Malvern, Australia
Perry P Edwards
Died: Mar 23, 1940
Perry H Edwards
Died: Oct 7, 1927
Perry Edwards
around 1871 - Jun 5, 1895
Perry H. Edwards
Born: around 1982
Perry A. Edwards
Born: around 1964
Perry D. Edwards
Born: around 1968
Perry L. Edwards
Born: around 1964
Perry L. Edwards
Born: around 1938
Perry J. Edwards
Born: around 1947
Perry L. Edwards
Born: around 1957
Perry L. Edwards
Born: around 1938
Perry D. Edwards
Born: around 1938
Perry D. Edwards
Born: around 1951

Other Edwardses

Joseph L Edwards
Mar 8, 1919 - Jun 6, 2005
Pasadena, TX
Faye Edwards
Feb 11, 1911 - August 1981
Tunica, Mississippi
John Edwards
Apr 16, 1880 - February 1985
Toledo, Ohio
Claude Edwards
Apr 27, 1921 - Aug 7, 2001
Winona, MS
Sherman Edwards
Jun 30, 1919 - Aug 10, 1998
Jackson, MS
Ed Edwards
Oct 20, 1889 - October 1965
Eleanor Edwards
May 26, 1927 - Jan 29, 2007
Flora, MS
Leon Edwards
Dec 9, 1927 - February 1970
Lyndel Edwards
Aug 9, 1908 - April 1974
Cleveland, Mississippi
Justin H Edwards
Jul 12, 1977 - Jun 21, 1997
West, MS
Calhoun Edwards
Oct 18, 1926 - Oct 16, 1999
Detroit, MI
Hattie Edwards
Sep 15, 1900 - June 1991
Jimmie R Edwards
Apr 15, 1915 - Aug 4, 2000
Nettleton, MS
Eugene Edwards
Jan 10, 1927 - Dec 24, 1999
Viola Edwards
Mar 12, 1908 - December 1987
Hazlehurst, MS
Leona Edwards
Jun 22, 1898 - December 1977
Vicksburg, Mississippi
James Edwards
May 10, 1903 - March 1984
Greenville, Mississippi
Alton Edwards
Jun 15, 1924 - Oct 1, 1997
Hattiesburg, MS
Ethel Edwards
Sep 6, 1889 - February 1981
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Robert L Edwards
Aug 18, 1967 - Feb 5, 2011

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Nov 2, 1905 - December 1990
Philadelphia, MS
James H Valentine
Apr 16, 1924 - Jun 14, 1988
Jackson, MS
Chester E Mcneece
Apr 1, 1905 - Feb 17, 1993
Philadelphia, MS
James Obannon
Jul 26, 1901 - October 1979
Lena, Mississippi
Henrietta Mclairun
Aug 1, 1916 - November 1990
Las Vegas, NV
Henry Blount
Nov 29, 1892 - January 1965
Percy Thomas
Apr 27, 1925 - July 1969
Dee S King
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Philadelphia, MS
Jimmie Lewis
Feb 24, 1904 - July 1986
Union, Mississippi
Ella A Rigby
Oct 17, 1919 - Nov 27, 2006
Morton, MS
Daisy D Holmes
Oct 19, 1926 - Nov 4, 1995
Forest, MS
Carrie Hodges
Aug 25, 1900 - Apr 2, 1988
Oxford, MS
Elizabeth M Varner
Jan 3, 1926 - Feb 9, 2004
Starkville, MS
Rufus Moore
Jan 27, 1910 - January 1973
Mobile, Alabama
D L Warren
Feb 26, 1924 - Jun 27, 1989
Meridian, MS
Dorothy M Moneyhun
Jul 15, 1927 - Sep 8, 2009
Kingsport, TN
Peggy Hall
May 17, 1919 - March 1983
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