Lewis Edwards

Biography
Dayton Police Department - 1910
Page 212

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It is a difficult task that Lewis Edwards, colored, has in keeping the clumsy Central police station in a presentable condition, but he performs his duties in a manner completely satisfactory to his superiors. Mr. Edwards comes of North Carolina stock, having been born on a plantation in that State, March 24, 1867. After completing his education in the common schools of his native State he came North to seek his fortune. Previous to his appointment as janitor at Central station, June 18, 1906, he was engaged as a railroad brakeman. Mr. Edwards is a polite and congenial fellow and is well liked. He has a wife, Jessie.
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