Edwin Cary Page, Jr. was born in Evergreen, Alabama on October 12, 1906. He attended the University of Alabama for undergraduate and law school education graduating in May of 1928. He joined the Alabama State Bar in June of 1928 and practiced law for his entire career in Evergreen, Conecuh County, Alabama from 1928 until his death in 1999, a period of more than 70 years.
Edwin Page was an exemplar of being a small town Alabama lawyer who served his community, state, nation, and profession over the course of his lifetime. He was County Solicitor for Conecuh County from 1934 until the time he joined the United States Navy in 1943. He served in the navy from November 1943 to November 1945. Upon his return to Conecuh County in 1945, he resumed the position of County Solicitor.
Among his many positions of service, Mr. Page was an Elder of the Evergreen Presbyterian Church. He was Chair of the Conecuh County Democratic Executive Committee from the late 1930’s until 1964. And he served as a Commissioner for the 35th Judicial Circuit on the governing body of the Alabama State Bar, the Alabama Board of Bar Commissioners, from 1965 to 1984.
Edwin Cary Page, Jr. died on June 21, 1999 in Montgomery, Alabama. He was a good citizen and a committed leader. The lawyers of Alabama are proud to induct him into the Alabama Lawyers’ Hall of Fame.