dr. ogden m. edwards, jr.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1869, Dr. Ogden Edwards was graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1896. He was an expert in his field and became a professor of medicine. Edwards married L. V. Harkness' daughter Lela in 1898 and upon Harkness death took over the famous Walnut Hall Farm in Donerail, Kentucky. Edwards' ambition was to become a trotting horse breeder. For twenty years he worked to improve its stock by selecting top mares and sires. Dr. Ogden Edwards died December 28, 1940 in Pittsburgh.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals