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Death Of Supervisor Edwards

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Supervisor David Edwards, of Ypsilanti, died last evening at the Hawkins house, in Ypsilanti, aged n:arly eighty years. He had represented the tirst district of Ypsilanti I on the board of supervisors for many years and aĆ­ways ran ahead 'of his ticket. He was born in Vermont, November, 2, 1815, and removed to Ypsilanti in 1838. He was an architect and builder and for many years the principal one in Ypsilanti. He had charge of the erection of the state normal school at Ypsilanti. He built the St. Ignaee court house and manyotherl j state and county buildings. About twenty years ago he retired from active work as architect or carpenter. He was one of the first alderman of Ypsilanti, served two years as mayor and as has been stated was supervisor for many years, a position which he held at the time of his death. He leaves three children, Charles F. Edwards and Mrs. Julia E. Sherman, of Ypsilanti, and Geo. F. Edwards, of Minneapolis. The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at three o'clock.


Ann Arbor Argus
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