James E. Edwards Passes On

James E. "Jim" Edwards, who founded rep firm Jim Edwards Co. in the early 1950s, died April 29. He was 79 years old. Based in Houston, the firm served south Texas. Edwards retired from the company 12 years ago. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Betty; son, Allan Edwards; three grandchildren, Keith, Stephen and Michael Edwards; sister, Polly Given and brother, Dewitt Edwards.

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