02/23/1913 - 08/06/1983

EDWARDS, Joseph R., a Representative from Somerset County; born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., February 23, 1913; graduated, Confluence High School; extended studies, The Pennsylvania State University; corporal, 10th Company, 2nd Infantry Regiment, United States Army (1942-1946, World War II); semiprofessional hockey player, Johnstown Jets (3 years); member, Somerset County Republican Committee; elected, alternate delegate, Republican National Convention (1952); elected, treasurer, Somerset County (1954-1957); general manager, United States Hockey team (1962); elected as Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1963 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1965 term; died, August 6, 1983 in Confluence, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; interred, Ursina Cemetery, Ursina, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

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