Born and raised in Olyphant, Ed received a bachelor’s degree in economics from King’s College. He worked as a district manager at Commercial Credit Savings and Loan for 24 years before becoming a state representative. Today, Ed lives in Olyphant and with his wife, Angie. He has three children – Sharon, Ed Jr. and Randy – and six grandchildren. A passionate outdoorsman, Ed enjoys trapshooting, hunting, fishing and working around the yard.