was born in Raymondville, Texas and raised on the King Ranch. At the age of 19, he served two terms as Justice of the Peace for Kenedy County Precinct 4. He has gone on to serve three Texas State legislators and is currently working for District 27 State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. In 2015, the Willacy County Commissioners Court appointed Gonzales to the Willacy County Emergency Service District where he currently serves as President. In 2018, Edward was elected to the Raymondville City Commission.
The Rio Grande Guardian was the first online newspaper to launch on the South Texas border, starting out in July, 2005. It is still the market leader, setting the pace and breaking news often before traditional media outlets.