Jerome Trainor

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Jerome Trainor

Chief Jerome "Jerry" Trainor
Born Dec 30, 1926
Hoboken, NJ
Died Jan 21, 2011
Newton, NJ
Resting place Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Tenafly
Nationality American
Alma mater St. Peter's Prep.
Occupation Law Enforcement officer
Years active 1955-Mar 1, 1980
Employer City of Englewood
Home town Englewood, NJ
Known for Police Chief
Religious beliefs Catholic
Spouse(s) Nancy
Children Joan Sherman

Jerome L. Trainor Joined the Police force in 1955 [1] , and became Chief ca. 1976 to Mar 1, 1980 when he retired. He died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at home, in Newton, NJ, at the age of 84. [2]

Born in Hoboken, Mr. Trainor had been a resident of Newton, NJ for the past 14 years. He was a Navy gunner's mate during World War II, serving from age 17 to the war's end. He was also a Marines Corps veteran of the Korean War, serving from 1950 to 1954. Mr. Trainor began his career with the Englewood Police Department as a patrolman and retired as their chief of police. A parishioner at St. Joseph's R.C. Church in Newton, Mr. Trainor was a member of the American Legion in Englewood and the New Jersey Police Chief's Association.

The son of the late James and Florence Ehlert Trainor, Mr. Trainor was also predeceased by his wife, Nancy. He was [1] survived by a daughter, Joan Sherman, of Englewood; two grandchildren, David and James Sherman; two brothers, Joseph and John Trainor, both of Branchville; and three sisters, Florence McCloskey of Denville, Madelyn Phiel of Kent, Wash., and Mary Marx of Newton.

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Joan Sherman. "Phone Interview re: her dad". J. Trainor's career. 
  2. Staff Writer. "Jerome Trainor". Obit. New Jersey Herald. Retrieved 11/19/2014.