Edward Bader is a New Jersey construction magnate and politician. He is played by Kevin O'Rourke. He is based on the real Atlantic City Politician of the same name.
Bader runs a successful construction company in Atlantic City. He is a republican.
He becomes Mayor of Atlantic City with backing from Nucky Thompson in season 1.
In season 2 he remains loyal to Nucky during the commodores attempted political coup.
Bader is a guest of honor during the memorial day celebrations in May 1921. ("Gimcrack & Bunkum")
- Katheryn Bader - Wife
- Nucky Thompson - Political mentor
- George O'Neill - Republican colleague
- Damien Fleming - Republican colleague
- Al Neary - Republican colleague
- Boyd - Republican colleague
- Paddy Ryan - Republican colleague
|Season one appearances|
|Boardwalk Empire||The Ivory Tower||Broadway Limited||Anastasia|
|Nights in Ballygran||Family Limitation||Home||Hold Me in Paradise|
|Belle Femme||The Emerald City||Paris Green||A Return to Normalcy|
|Season two appearances|
|21||Ourselves Alone||A Dangerous Maid||What Does the Bee Do?|
|Gimcrack & Bunkum||The Age of Reason||Peg of Old||Two Boats and a Lifeguard|
|Battle of the Century||Georgia Peaches||Under God's Power She Flourishes||To the Lost|