MemphisDailyNews.com By Bill Dries on Dec 27, 2012
If you didn’t know that Edmund Ford Jr. teaches mathematics, there would be clues.
He can almost sense a percentage that is wrong and he prefers not to “ballpark” numbers.
The precise numbers are part of the story of his entry into politics.
When his father, Edmund Ford Sr., was elected to the council in 2003, the younger Ford’s path to the council began.
He attended the twice-a-month council meetings for the last three years of his father’s tenure while still a student at Tennessee State University in Nashville.