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John EDWARDS

American John EDWARDS

born Johnny Reid EDWARDS

American politician, who served as a U.S. Senator from North Carolina

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on June 10, 1953 in Seneca, South Carolina, USA


Biography

Edwards was born to Wallace Reid Edwards and Catharine Juanita "Bobbie" Edwards (née Wade) in Seneca, South Carolina. The family moved several times during Edwards' childhood, eventually settling in Robbins, North Carolina, where his father worked as a textile mill floor worker, eventually promoted to supervisor; his mother had a roadside antique-finishing business and then worked as a postal letter carrier when his father left his job.

A football star in high school, Edwards was the first person in his family to attend college. He attended Clemson University and transferred to North Carolina State University. Edwards graduated with high honors earning a bachelor's degree in textile technology in 1974, and later earned his Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law (UNC) with honors.

Source :  http://www.wikipedia.org/

See Also :

- Category American politician