|Evansville Pres, 4 Sep 1917|
|WWI Draft Card, via Ancestry|
|Evansville Press, 22 Sep 1917.|
|Evansville Press, 20 Nov 1917.|
|Evansville Press, 20 Dec 1917.|
|Evansville Press, 22 Feb 1918.|
|Evansville Press, 16 Mar 1918.|
After the war, Edward returned to Evansville and appears regularly in news clippings for his participation in musical and athletic events. He later took over operation of the family photography studio from his father William, and attained leadership positions in the Indiana Association of Photographers. Edward was named President of the Indiana Association of Photographers in 1943.
Edward John Rech died in Evansville, Indiana on 28 November 1977.