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Edwards, Thomas M. of Keene NH

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Edwards, Thomas M. of Keene NH

 

CREATOR

 

SUBJECT

Men - NH - Keene

Lawyers - NH - Keene

 

DESCRIPTION

Photograph of Thomas M. Edwards of Keene New Hampshire.

Thomas, the son of Dr. Thomas and Matilda (Chandler) Edwards, was born in Keene in 1795. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1813 and read law. He began his practice in Keene in 1817 and continued for about 30 years. He was a NH legislator from 1834-1856 and a U.S. congressman from 1859-1863. He married Mary H. Fiske in 1840 and had 5 daughters and 2 sons. In 1845 he was chosen president of the Cheshire Railroad and in 1869, president of the Ashuelot Bank until his death.

 

PUBLISHER

Keene Public Library

 

DATE DIGITAL

20080225

 

DATE ORIGINAL

  

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photographs

 

FORMAT

image/jpg

 

RESOURCE IDENTIFIER

hsykppl002

 

RIGHTS MANAGMENT

No known restriction on publication.

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