Elaine S. Edwards

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Elaine Edwards in early 1970s

Elaine Schwartzenburg Edwards (born March 8, 1929)[1] is a former United States Senator from Louisiana. She was the wife of Edwin Edwards, the former Governor of Louisiana. They were married from 1949 until they divorced in 1989.[2] She was a Senator for three and a half months during 1972.[3] Edwards was born in Marksville, Louisiana.[3]

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  1. "Elaine S. Edwards Biography". Infoplease. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  2. Manuscripts, Volumes 31-32, Manuscript Society, New York (1979), p. 279
  3. 3.0 3.1 Matthew Andrew Wasniewski; et al., Women in Congress, 1917-2006 (Washington: Government printing office, 2006), p. 467