Charles Edison
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Charles Edison (1890 - 1969)

Charles Edison
Born in West Orange, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 27 Mar 1918 in Fort Myers, Florida, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 78 in New York, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Oct 2009
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46th Secretary of the Navy
1939 - 1940
Succeeded by
Frank Knox
Preceded by
A. Harry Moore
42nd Governor of New Jersey
1941 - 1944
Succeeded by
Walter Evans Edge


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Charles Edison was an American politician. He was the Assistant and then United States Secretary of the Navy, and served as the 42nd governor of New Jersey. Commonly known as "Lord Edison", he was a son of Thomas Edison and Mina Miller Edison.


Charles Edison


Birth: 3 Aug 1890 at West Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States


Death: 31 Jul 1969 at New York, New York, USA


Residence in 1900 West Orange, Essex, New Jersey
Residence in 1910 West Orange Ward 2, Essex, New Jersey


Date: 24 Feb 1886


  • Year: 1910; Census Place: West Orange Ward 2, Essex, New Jersey; Roll: T624_884; Page: 24A; Enumeration District: 225; Image: 980.
  • Year: 1900; Census Place: West Orange, Essex, New Jersey; Roll: T623_968; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 184.
  • SSDI: Number: 141-09-0666; Issue State: New Jersey; Issue Date: Before 1951.
  • Publication: Where They're Buried Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - Spencer, Thomas E. Where They're Buried. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2001.Original data: Spencer, Thomas E. Where They're Buried. Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Publication: U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. National Archives and Records Administration Branch loc,

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Edison-52 and Edison-9 appear to represent the same person because: Same dates and family. Deceased public figure so profile should be "open"

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