|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||
|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
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.
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.
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|
|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|
Cause of Death}
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