Donald E. Edwards

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Major General Donald E. Edwards, Vermont Adjutant General, 1981-1997

Major General Donald E. "Don" Edwards (June 15, 1937 – August 16, 2018) was an American general and civil servant. He was the Adjutant General of the State of Vermont. Edwards was born in Bellows Falls, Vermont.[1]

He as the senior uniformed officer in the state and responsible for the organization, training and equipping of nearly 4,000 members of the Vermont Army and Air National Guard.

From 1975 to 1981, he was a member of the Vermont House of Representatives as a Democrat.

His position as Adjutant General also included appointment as Inspector General and Quartermaster General, and head of the State Military Department, including the Veterans Affairs office.

Edwards served as President of the Adjutants General Association of the United States and was a Vice President of the National Guard Association of the United States.[2]

Edwards lived in South Bristol, Maine and Ashburn, Virginia.[3] He died on August 16, 2018 in South Bristol from respiratory failure at the age of 81.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Progressive Policy Institute, Author's profile, Donald Edwards, accessed August 6, 2012
  2. SRA, Inc., Press release, Donald Edwards Joins SRA, January 7, 2003
  3. Tom Porter, War Veterans Stump for Climate Change Bill, Maine Public Broadcasting Network, October 8, 2009
  4. "Obituary, Donald E. Edwards". Burlington Free Press. Burlington, VT. August 23, 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)