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Revision as of 13:52, 9 June 2009

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The Reverend Alvin Edwards is a former City Councilor and current member of the Charlottesville City School Board. He served as Mayor from 1990 to 1992.

Edwards cast the lone vote against allowing traffic to cross the Downtown Mall at Second Street NW[1]. Edwards was a proponent of having Charlottesville revert to town status.

In 1999, he reentered City politics by serving as the Chair of the Charlottesville Democratic Party[2].

Biography

Edwards was born in Joliet, Illinois and attended Joliet Junior College. He received his B.A. in Biblical Studies at Illinois' Wheaton College and got a Master's degree in divinity from Virginia Union School of Theology. As of 1999, he was pursuing a doctorate.

In 1981, he became Pastor at Mount Zion Baptist Church.

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Notes

  1. 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor', 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009
  2. Rich, Barbara. "Alvin Edwards Returns to Profess the Gospel of the Democratic Party." C-Ville Weekly [Charlottesville] 20 July 1999. Via George Loper's Archive. 26 May 1999 <http://george.loper.org/~george/archives/1999/Jul/96.html>