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Summary

Edwin Edwards (born as Edwin Washington Edwards in Marksville, Louisiana) is a famous Politician from USA, he is 92 years old and still alive, born August 7, 1927.

Biography

Edwin Washington Edwards is an American Democratic politician. He was the governor of Louisiana, 1972-1980, 1984-1988 and 1992-1996.

Edwards received his law degree at Louisiana State University and worked as a lawyer. He was a member of the Louisiana Senate 1964-1965 and member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1965 to 1972.

Edwards was the governor of a total of sixteen years and was elected to four terms. Governor Edwards was famed for her talent for gambling and for its women's business. Federal prosecutors investigating the long corruption charges against him. Finally he was sentenced to ten years in prison in October 2002. The charges he was convicted of related bribery and involvement in extortion in connection with the granting of casino license under Edwards fourth term as governor. Even his son Stephen Edwards was sentenced to prison. The son was released in 2007 and Edwin Edwards came out of the federal prison in Oakdale in January 2011.

Edwards was married to Elaine S. Edwards between 1949 and 1989. The marriage ended in divorce. In 1972 Governor Edwards appointed his then wife of the senator for a short transition period.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 4 quotes who is written / told by Edwin.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Edwards

Famous quotes by Edwin Edwards (4)


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"The only way I can lose is if I'm caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy"
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"I will be a model prisoner, as I have been a model citizen"
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"I did not do anything wrong as a governor, even if you accept the verdict as it is, it doesn't indicate that"
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"I never speak ill of dead people or live judges"


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