George Edgar Wentworth

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George Edgar Wentworth
Born March 14, 1842
Died October 14, 1881
Occupation Sheriff, politician, civil servant
Spouse Susan Weatherbee Parker
Children George Parker Wentworth
Nancy Louise
Alice Kate
Ellie Grace
Warren Pierce
Emma Annie

George Edgar Wentworth (March 14, 1842 - October 14, 1881) was the second Escambia County Sheriff.

Wentworth was active in the community and served in many roles. He was elected to the Florida State Senate in 1868 and appointed U.S. Marshall in 1869, the same year he began his tenure as Sheriff. He was an Internal Revenue collector and Clerk of the U.S. Court at the time of his death.

His wife was Susan Weatherbee Parker Wentworth. They were married March 19, 1864 and had six children: Nancy Louise, Alice Kate, Ellie Grace, George Parker, Warren Pierce and Emma Annie.