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  Ford, Sr., Edmund
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NameEdmund Ford, Sr.
Address917 Summer Shade Ln
Memphis, Tennessee , United States
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Born 00, 1955 (67 years)
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Jul 25, 2019 11:52am
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InfoCouncilman Edmund Ford was elected to the City Council in October 1999. Born the 15th child of N.J. and Vera Ford, Mr. Ford was raised in the West Junction section of Memphis,Tennessee, and graduated from Mitchell Road High School in 1973. He received his B.S. degree in Government and Public Affairs from Tennessee State University and a Mortuary Science degree from John Gupton College in Nashville. Councilman Ford has been a licensed embalmer and funeral director since 1979 and founded the thriving E.H. Ford Mortuary in 1995. From 1979-1987, Mr. Ford was Vice President of his family's funeral home, where he began working when he was nine years old.The best at what he does, Mr. Ford worked as a freelance contractor and embalmer all over the tri-state area from 1987 to 1995. Councilman Ford is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and Tennessee State University Alumni Association. He was recently listed as an Honored Professional in the Nationwide Register's "Who's Who in Executives and Businesses." Mr. Ford is married to Myrna O. Ford and has four children: Edmund, Jr., Christopher, James and William. Mr. Ford and his family are active members of Ford Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, where he is co-chairman of the Trustee Board.

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FAMILY
Son Edmund Ford, Jr. 0000-
Father Newton J. Ford 1914-1986
Brother John N. Ford 1942-
Nephew Vince Morgan 0000-
Niece Kemba Ford 0000-
Brother Emmitt H. Ford, Sr. 1943-2014
Brother Harold Ford, Sr. 1945-
Nephew Sir Isaac Ford 0000-
Nephew Harold E. Ford, Jr. 1970-
Nephew Jake Ford 1972-
Brother James W. Ford 1949-2001
Sister Ophelia Ford 1950-
Brother Joe Ford 1954-
Nephew Joe Ford, Jr. 0000-
Nephew Justin Ford 0000-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  10/03/2019 Memphis City Council - District 6 Won 65.22% (+49.30%)
  10/06/2011 Memphis Mayor Lost 28.08% (-37.49%)
  10/09/2003 Memphis City Council - District 6 Won 81.36% (+69.97%)
  10/07/1999 Memphis City Council - District 6 Won 55.97% (+39.35%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TN Governor - D Primary - Aug 04, 2022 D J. B. Smiley, Jr.
Memphis Mayor - Special Election - Oct 15, 2009 D A C Wharton