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Don Edwards

AKA William Donlon Edwards

Born: 6-Jan-1915
Birthplace: San Jose, CA
Died: 1-Oct-2015
Location of death: Carmel, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from California, 1963-95

Military service: US Navy (WWII, Naval Intelligence, gunnery, Lt.)

16-term Congressman. Backed 1960s civil rights legislation, and was an early opponent of the Vietnam War.

Father: Leonard P. Edwards
Mother: Clara Donlon
Wife: Nancy Dyer (m. 1938, div., three children)
Wife: Clyda Guggenberger (m. 1950, div.)
Wife: Edith Wilkie (m. 1981, d. 2011, five children)
Son: Leonard P. Edwards (California judge)

    High School: San Jose High School, San Jose, CA (1932)
    University: BA, Stanford University (1936)
    Law School: Stanford University School of Law (1938)

    US Congressman, California 16th (1993-95)
    US Congressman, California 10th (1975-93)
    US Congressman, California 9th (1963-75)
    Valley Title Co. President (1951-75)
    FBI employee Special Agent (1940-41)
    Americans for Democratic Action
    The Constitution Project Constitutional Amendments Initiative
    EMILY's List
    House Banking Scandal 13 overdrawn checks

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