Individual Record 136

Name}   Glos, Edward Jacob (Ed) Family History} Hancock                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam   2 Oct 1892 Place} Howell Mountain, Napa, California
Marr.: Date} Exa    3 Aug 1918 Place} Napa, Napa, California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa    3 Apr 1972 Place} Vallejo, Solano, California
Burial: Date} Exa    5 Apr 1972 Place} Tulocay Cemetery, Napa, Napa, California
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 139 = Family hstry
Source 2} 844 = Draft registr
Source 3} 733 = Photographs
Source 4} 281 = Marriage rec
Source 5} 305 = 1920 USA cen
Source 6} 866 = 1930 USA cen
Source 7} 1076=Newsletter
Source 8}   76 = Address list
Source 9}   90 = Death record
Source 10}237 = Obituary
Source 11}  30 = Cemetery rec
Source 12}  33 = Family history
Source 13}  85 = Family history
Parents: } Charles J. Glos & Anna Marie Breitch
   Relationship No.} 158
1st Household No.} 205 = 1227 Second Street, Napa, California
      Occupation 1} Merchant/storekeeper
       Occupation 2} Policeman
Spouses:    First} Hancock, Myrtle Mary
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Ed attended St. Helena, California, schools.  He went to work in 1910 for the Napa City Bakery driving their delivery truck.
Ed joined the Napa Ambulance Company No. 1 and went to the Mexican border (Nogales, Arizona) during an uprising.  Edward Jacob Glos in 1918 Edward Jacob Glos in 1918 Napa Ambulance Company No. 1 in 1917 Edward Jacob Glos in 1917 The first (leftmost) photo shows Ed circa 1917 as a member of that Company.  The next photo shows an inspection of the Company at Nogales.  The third photo shows Ed shaving.  The fourth photo shows him on a motorcycle with the trucks of Napa Ambulance Company No. 1.

He later served with the U.S. Army, training troops during World War I at Camp Kearny, California.

Upon returning to Napa after World War I, Ed worked at Mare Island Naval Shipyard for a year.  He then opened the Napa Cyclery at First and Coombs streets by 1920, and operated that business for many years.
Edward Jacob Glos in 1933
Ed began working as a policeman for the Napa Police Department in 1929.  He was their first recorded traffic and motorcycle officer.  The photo at the right shows him on his 1933 Harley-Davidson.  Later, after 1941, Ed worked as the parking meter maintenance officer for the Police Department.  In this assignment he rode a three-wheeled motorcycle as he collected the coins from the meters.  He retired from city service in 1961.

Ed had been a member of the Napa Post of the American Legion, the Forty and Eight, the Native Sons of the Golden West, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.  He also was an avid sportsman.

The photo below shows Ed at his 50th wedding anniversary when he was 74 years old.  Ed died at age 78½ — one day after he was admitted to a Vallejo Hospital.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social} See Notes above
Baptism Date}   Place}     Edward Jacob Glos in 1968
Confirm. Date}   Photo} Ed in 1968
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}              or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Army         for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated} 31 Jul  2008
Date Created}    1 Sep 1996
Copyright © 2006 - 2008 by Daniel W. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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