Edwards, Corwin D.
- William L. Baldwin
Edwards, Corwin D. (01 November 1901–20 April 1979), economist and government official, was born in Nevada, Missouri, the son of Granville Dennis Edwards, a teacher and minister, and Ida May Moore. Edwards graduated from the University of Missouri with an A.B. in 1920 and a B.J. in 1921, and was a Rhodes Scholar in 1924. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Cornell in 1928. In 1924 he married Janet Morris Ward; they had two children. This marriage ended in divorce in 1947, and in 1948 Edwards married Gertrud Greig, a research associate....