Edwin Franden Dakin is an American writer, editor, advertising executive, and public relations executive known for his book Mrs. Eddy: The Biography of a Virginal Mind. With most of his career spent in the advertising industry, Dakin has worked for a New York advertising company where he was an associate editor of the magazine Commerce and Finance from 1922 to 1926. He also edited the magazine Plane Talk, where he developed and edited at Hill & Knowlton. He also produced the first issue of Steelways magazine and helped prepare the book Corporate Public Relations. Edwin Dakin also served with the Washington University of St. Louis Ambulance Corps in France in World War I.