What famous people are named Edward?
Edward Woodward of the series The Equaliser.
There are and have been a number of people named Edward Jones that have achieved various levels of public acknowledgement. If you are referring to the Edward Jones that the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis is named after, he was an investment banker who founded an investment company named after himself. The company bought the naming rights to the dome in 2002.
There are many capitals in the United States that were named after famous people. Raleigh, North Carolina was named for Sir Walter Raleigh. Montgomery, Alabama was named for Richard Montgomery. Frankfort, Kentucky was named for Stephen Frank. Annapolis, Maryland was named after Princess Anne of Denmark and Norway. St. Paul, Minnesota was named for the Apostle Paul.