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Don Edwards
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 16th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Leon Panetta
Succeeded by Zoe Lofgren
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 10th district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Charles S. Gubser
Succeeded by William P. Baker
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1975
Preceded by J. Arthur Younger
Succeeded by Pete Stark
Personal details
Born
William Donlon Edwards

(1915-01-06)January 6, 1915
San Jose, California
Died October 1, 2015(2015-10-01) (aged 100)
Carmel, California
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Edith Wilkie Edwards
(1981–2011; her death)
Alma mater Stanford University
Stanford Law School
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Battles/wars World War II

William Donlon "Don" Edwards (January 6, 1915 – October 1, 2015) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from California.

Edwards studied at Stanford University. He was an FBI agent from 1940-1941. He then fought in World War II.

The Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is named after him.

Edwards turned 100 in January 2015. He died later that year on October 1, 2015 in Carmel, California.

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