Edolphus 'Ed' Towns's Biography


Full Name: Edolphus 'Ed' Towns
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gwendolyn Towns; 2 Children: Darryl, Deidra
Birth Date: 07/21/1934
Birth Place: Chadbourn, NC
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Baptist
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  • Awards:

    -Recognition, American Cancer Society
    -Legislator of the Year, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    - Legislator of the Year, American Academy of Physician Assistants
    -Legislator of the Year, American Association of Community Health Centers
    -Congressional Leadership Award, American College of Nurse-Midwives
    -Efforts to Fight Mortality, Healthy Start
    - Home Care Hero, National Association for Home Care
    -Legislator of the Year, National Coalition for Poison Control Centers
    -Friend of the National Parks, National Parks and Conservation Association

  • Names of Grandchildren:

    Kiara, Jasmine, Kristian, Dale, and Trinity

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  • Publications:

    Edolphus Towns' in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1989. Prepared under the direction of the Commission on the Bicentenary by the Office of the Historian, U.S. House of Representatives. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1991)


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