Edward Beard

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Edward Beard

Edward Peter Beard (January 20, 1940 – January 11, 2021) was an American businessman and Democratic politician. He was a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1972 to 1974.

Beard was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district from 1975 to 1981. He unsuccessfully ran again for the U.S. House in 1990.[1]

Beard was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He died on January 11, 2021 in Providence from problems caused by Parkinson's disease, aged 80.[2]

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  1. "BEARD, Edward Peter". History, Art & Archives United States House of Representatives. Retrieved April 19, 2014.
  2. Former Congressman Eddie Beard dies at 80