Edward Kendricks

Edward James Kendricks (1939 - 1992)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Edward James "Eddie" Kendricks aka Kendrick
Born in Union Springs, Bullock, Alabama, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Birmingham, Jackson, Alabama, USAmap
Profile last modified 13 Dec 2019 | Created 15 Mar 2016
This page has been accessed 555 times.


Edward Kendricks is Notable.

Eddie Kendricks was born to John and Lee (Bell) Kendrick in Union Springs, Alabama. The family moved to Ensley in Birmingham Alabama. Eddie had one sister, Patricia, and three brothers, Charles, Robert, and Clarence.

When Eddie moved to Birmingham he met Paul Williams and they became best friends. They would sing together in the church choir and from there the Temptations were formed.

Eddie was a singer as well as a songwriter. Paul and Eddie and other local young men would stand on the corner singing do wop. That corner is known as Tuxedo Junction.

Eddie's distinctive voice can be heard in these samples of their music.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame gives a time line for the Temptations and the date of their induction 1989.


  • Wikipedia contributors, "Eddie Kendricks," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed March 16, 2016).
  • "Eddie Graves", Findagrave.org, Memorial# 5832. Accessed 2016 March 16.
  • [3] "My Girl"

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

No known carriers of Edward's ancestors' DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Images: 1
Eddie Kendricks
Eddie Kendricks


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.