09/11/1796 - 09/09/1877

EDSON, Obed, a Representative from Elk, McKean and Warren Counties; born, September 11, 1796 in Chautauqua County, NY; owner, stage coach company; lumberman; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1844 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1845 term; judge, McHenry County, Il.; farmer; died, September 9, 1877 in Cairo, Alexander County, Illinois; interred, Cairo City Cemetery, Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, Illinois.

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