John Edwards (disambiguation)

John Edwards (disambiguation)

John Edwards (b. 1953) is an American politician who was a candidate for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.

John Edwards is a name also shared by the following individuals:

Political figures

*John Edwards (Kentucky) (1748–1837), American politician; Anti-Administration party; one of state's first two U. S. Senators (1792–95)
*John Edwards, 1st Baronet (1770–1850), Welsh politician; won 1833 by-election to represent Montgomery as Member of Parliament
*John Edwards-Vaughan (1772–1833), Welsh politician; elected in 1830 as Member of Parliament for Glamorganshire and Wells
*John Stark Edwards (1777–1813), American politician; three months before his death was elected from Ohio's 6th congressional district
*John Edwards (New York) (1781–1850), American politician; Democrat from Fulton County; 15th congressional district (1837–39)
*John Edwards (Pennsylvania) (1786–1843), American politician; 4th congressional district; Anti-Mason (1839–41) and Whig (1841–43)
*John Cummins Edwards (1804–1888), American politician; Democrat from Missouri; Congress at-large (1841–43); governor (1844–48)
*John Edwards (Arkansas) (1805–1894), American politician; Liberal Republican; 3rd congressional district (March 1871–February 1872)
*John Passmore Edwards (1823–1911), English MP (Liberal) for Salisbury, elected in 1880; also newspaperman and philanthropist
*John Wesley Edwards (1865–1929), Canadian politician; Conservative from Ontario; House of Commons (1908–21 and 1925–29)
*John Hugh Edwards (1869–1945), Welsh politician; Liberal for Mid Glamorgan (1910–18), Neath (1918–22) and Accrington (1923–29)
*John Edwards (Welsh politician) (1882–1960), Welsh Member of Parliament (Labour Party) for Aberavon; served 1918–22
*John Edwards (English politician) (1904–1959), English MP (Labour Party); Blackburn (1945–50); Brighouse and Spenborough (1950–59)
*John S. Edwards (Virginia) (born 1943), American politician; Democrat; has served Virginia General Assembly 21st District since 1997
*John Bel Edwards (born 1979), American politician; Democrat; 72nd district in Louisiana House of Representatives since 2008

Military men

*John Edwards (sailor) (1795–1893), British sailor who, in the year of his 98th birthday was the last survivor of the Battle of Trafalgar
*John Edwards (general) (1815–1894), American brigadier general who served in the Union Army during the Civil War
*John Edwards (American sailor) (1831–1902), member of U. S. Navy who was awarded Medal of Honor during the Civil War
*John D. Edwards (1885–1918), American naval officer; posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for heroism during World War I


*John Hawley Edwards (1850–1893), English footballer who played for England and Wales; a founder of Welsh Football Association
*John Dunlop Edwards (1860–1911), Australian cricketer who played in three 1888 Tests in England; best known as Jack Edwards
*John Menlove Edwards (1910–1958), English child psychologist who wrote poetry based on his experiences as a leading rock climber
*William John Edwards (footballer) (born 1929), Welsh fullback (1949–62); later trainer, manager and scout; best known as Jack Edwards
*Johnny Edwards (baseball) (born 1938), American baseball player who played for the Major Leagues from 1961 to 1974
*John Edwards (basketball) (born 1981), American basketball player, a 7-ft.-tall member of the NBA's Indiana Pacers
*John Edwards (motor racing) (born 1990), Canadian racer who, at 17, was the youngest competitor during 2007 Atlantic Championship


*John Edwards (academic), English scholar who served as Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy at Oxford University during 1638–48
*John Edwards (Siôn Treredyn) (1605/6–1656) Welsh translator who used the pen name "Siôn Treredyn"
*John Edwards (antiquarian) (1846–1937), Scottish scholar and collector, based in Glasgow
*William John Edwards (1898–1978), Welsh musicologist; leading exponent and teacher of the singing medium Cerdd Dant
*John H. Edwards (1928–2007), British medical geneticist, the first to describe the genetic disorder renamed the "Edwards Syndrome"
*John Edwards (historian), Research Fellow in Spanish at the University of Oxford

Artists and writers

*John Edwards (painter) (1742–1815), English painter, designer, illustrator and botanist; known for publishing "The British Herbal"
*John Newman Edwards (1839–1889), American frontier writer and newspaperman who created the legendary aura of outlaw Jesse James
*John Paul Edwards (1884–1968), American photographer, a member of the group f/64; noted for pictorialist and straight styles


*John Edwards (musician) (born 1953), English bass guitarist, better known as "Rhino" Edwards; plays in the rock group Status Quo
*John Edwards (born 1954), English punk rock drummer for The Vibrators, formed in 1976; best known as Eddie Edwards
*John Edwards (double bassist) (born 1964), English free-improvising musician, known for his work with Evan Parker and many others
*Johnny Edwards (musician)


*John Bryn Edwards (1889–1922), Welsh ironmaster and philanthropist; baronet in 1921, at the age of 32; died the following year
*John P. Edwards (born 1943), American lawyer and corporate administrator; executive director of the State Bar of Texas since 2005
*John Edwards, English entrepreneur; one of the businessmen known as the "Phoenix Four"; involved in the May 2000 MG Rover buyout

=See also=
*Jack Edwards (disambiguation)
*John Edwards Holbrook (1794–1871), American zoologist, naturalist and physician
*Johnny Edward, British songwriter (also known as "Johnny Flux"); creator (and voice) of the 1978–83 TV robot character Metal Mickey
*John Edward (Scotland), Scottish public official; serves as the head of the European Parliament office established in Edinburgh in 1999
*John Edward (born 1969), American TV personality and author whose celebrity stems from a purported ability to contact the dead
*Jonathan Edwards disambiguation
*Jon Edwards
*Edwards (surname)

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