Dave Edwards (Wyoming politician)
|David Richard "Dave" Edwards|
|Wyoming State Representative from Converse County|
January 1, 2001 – December 31, 2008
|Succeeded by||Richard Cannady|
|Converse County Commissioner|
January 4, 2009 – February 1, 2012
|Douglas, Wyoming, City Council member|
January 13, 1938|
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
|Died||January 5, 2013
Douglas, Wyoming, USA
|Cause of death||Stroke; Alzheimer's disease|
|Resting place||Douglas Park Cemetery in Douglas, Wyoming|
|Children||San Diego, California|
|Alma mater||Naval Postgraduate School|
|Occupation||Retired United States Navy captain; businessman|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Battles/wars||Vietnam War, more than 200 combat missions|
Edwards moved to Douglas in 1993 and was soon elected to the city council there and then as a commissioner of Converse County. He served in the Wyoming House of Representatives (2001-2008) as the Representative for District 6 as a Republican.
Edwards tendered his letter of resignation on January 6, 2012 to the Converse County Commission after diagnosis for Alzheimer's disease. He officially stepped down February 1. He suffered a stroke on December 26, 2012 and died ten days later, eight days short of his 75th birthday.
- "Legislator Information: Representative Richard L. Cannady". legisweb.state.wy.us. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
- "HOUSE DISTRICT 6 MEMBER - Dave Edwards". Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- Star-Tribune, LAURA HANCOCK Casper. "Converse County legislator David Edwards remembered". Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- Obituary Archived 2013-01-10 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Edwards steps down". Douglas Budget. 2012-01-18. Retrieved 2013-01-12.
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