Person Sheet

Name A. (Aubrey) Thornton Edwards , G Uncle
Birth 12-11-1908, Junction City, KS18
Death 12-24-2001, Topeka, KS Age: 93
Burial 12-28-2001, Wreaford Cem, Geary Co. KS
Residence Manhattan, KS
Occupation Educator And Director Of Housing At Kansas State Univ., Manhattan
Cause of death Heart Attack
Father Aubrey West Edwards (1882-1951)
Mother Henrietta “Hattie” Jacobina Beeler (1883-1970)
1 Edna Estella Maxwell
Birth 5-15-1910, Clay Center KS
Death 7-22-2007, Manhattan, KS Age: 97
Burial Wreford Cemetery, Geary Co., KS
Occupation Teacher (Home Economics)
Member of P.E.O. Sisterhood
Father James H. Maxwell (1885-1958)
Mother Jessie Irene Spence (1888-1968)
Marriage 6-7-1941, Manhattan, KS
Children Annette Kay (1941-)
  Bette Lu (1945-)
Notes for A. (Aubrey) Thornton Edwards
Named Aubrey Thornton, but always called Thornton. He loved gardening and playing bridge and built 15 grandfather clocks. He retired in 1973 after 28 years as Director of Housing at K-State. A. Thornton Hall was named in his honor. After retirement he and Edna spent 16 sommers at Canyon Village in Yellowstone National Park as assistant managers of Hamilton’s General Store.