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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



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 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

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