George W. Edmonds...
W. Edmonds was born in Vandenburgh County, Knight
Township, Indiana on August 13, 1890. He entered Carver
Elementary School and Clark High School in Evansville,
graduating in 1910. In the fall of 1910, George entered
Indiana University at Bloomington. He joined nine other
students in founding Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. After
George returned home for the summer of 1911, his father
became ill with pneumonia and died. His father had worked
in the coal mines of Vandenburgh County for many years.
George, being the eldest son, became head of the family,
thus preventing his return to school. With the new responsibility
of supporting the family, George took a job with the
area coal mines and worked with the coal mines and the
railroad until he died of pneumonia on June 13, 1962.
George married the former Willa Mae Forte and settled
in Stevenson, Indiana. They became the parents of one