John J. Pye

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John J. Pye

Chief John J. Pye
Born 1862 [1]
NJ
Nationality American
Occupation Police Chief
Years active 1897-1917
Employer City of Englewood
Home town Englewood, NJ
Known for Law Enforcement officer
Spouse(s) Catharine Comfort (b 1862) [2][1]
Children Mary (b. 1896) [1] Ellen (b. 6 Sept 1893) [2]

John J. Pye - Became Chief of Police right after December 12, 1915 under Mayor Vernon Munroe, upon the untimely death of Frank Titus [3] [1] . The family lived at 12 Brook Ave., in the 3rd ward. [1] On May 1st, 1917, Chief Pye was presented with a gold watch for his "twenty years service to the City".[4] He apparently remained in the position until retirement age, when he was succeeded by Michael J. O'Neill


Early career

Pye made Sergeant under Mayor Elbert A. Brinckerhoff in 1899, when Frank Titus became Chief. [5]He was "re-nominated" [6] Sergeant along with Titus (as Chief) under Mayor Daniel Currie on Feb 3rd, 1902. And again, under Mayor James A.C. Johnson in 1906 [7]. And, yet again in 1912 under Mayor Vernon Munroe[8] .






















References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Govt official. "1920 US Census". Englewood, 3rd ward. US Dept of Commerce. http://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&indiv=try&h=29899936. Retrieved 10/10/2014. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Govt official. "NJ Births and Christening Index". E. Bergen, NJ. NJ Dept of health. http://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FSNewJerseyBirth&h=81048&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=7602. Retrieved 10/10/2014. 
  3. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 294. 
  4. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 305. 
  5. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 190. 
  6. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 216. 
  7. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 235. 
  8. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 277.