Frank O. Titus

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Frank O. Titus

Chief Frank O. Titus
Born August 1863
Connecticut
Died Dec. 12, 1914
Englewood
Resting place West Cemetary, Litchfield, CT
Nationality American
Occupation Law Enforcement Officer
Years active 1897-1912 (approx)
Employer City of Englewood
Home town Englewood, NJ
Known for Chief of Police
Title Chief of Police
Spouse(s) Sophia B. Titus (b.1861) (m. 1892) [1]

Frank O. Titus - joined the Englewood Police Force when it was expanded to seven members from the previous five in 1897. [2] Titus was made Chief under Mayor Elbert A. Brinckerhoff in 1899. [3]He was "re-nominated" [4] Chief of Police under Mayor Daniel Currie on Feb 3rd, 1902 along with J.J. Pye as Sergeant. He was again "re-named" Chief under Mayor James A.C. Johnson in 1906 [5]. and yet again under Mayor Vernon Munroe in 1912. [6] He served until his passing in office on December 12, 1914 [7], when John J. Pye became Chief. His funeral was held at the Elks lodge, when the grand exalted ruler came to officiate. [8] He andd wis wife Sophia Lived at 55 James St. in 1900. [9]

It appears that Chief Titus and Sophie had two children who died very young. Oliver L. (1992-1894), and Edna M. (1896-1900). [10]






















References

  1. Staff Writer (1900) (in English). 1900 Federal Census. US Dept. of Commerce. http://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&indiv=try&h=55357252. 
  2. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 180. 
  3. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 190. 
  4. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 216. 
  5. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 235. 
  6. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 277. 
  7. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 290. 
  8. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 294. 
  9. Writer (1900) (in English). City Directory. Tillotson's Englewood Directory. p. 86. 
  10. Writer. Frank O. Titus. West Cemetary, Litchfield, CT: Find-a-Grave.com. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=93212665&PIpi=65816816.