Daniel Richmond Edwards (April 9, 1897 – October 21, 1967) was an American soldier serving in the United States Army during World War I who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.Biography
Edwards was born April 9, 1897, in Mooreville, Texas and graduated from the Columbia University School of Journalism. He enlisted in the United States Army in April 1917, on the day the United States entered World War I. He was sent to France as a member of the U.S. 1st Infantry Division, where he performed the actions that earned him the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross and the Silver Star. Along with Samuel I. Parker, Edwards is considered one of the two most-decorated U.S. infantrymen by American awards; Samuel Woodfill has more counting French awards.He married and lived in the Bronx after the war where he was a member of the Come-Back Club, an organization for disabled and returning veterans. He also worked for Warren G. Harding's presidential election campaign
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