Edward was born in Maryland. He was married once to Grace Mason. They lived in West Los Angeles, CA behind Twentieth Century Fox Studios. He was a super salesman who made excellent wages. He went to work selling batteries in the early morning and was home before lunch time. He was struck by a hit and run driver in the late 30's and was hospitalized for months. He was in a wheel chair for years, then in braces and crutches. Then in braces and a cane and finally just a cane. He ultimately walk without aid. His legs always bothered him, but his perseverance . He drank profusely. He was a member of the Masonic lodge and achieved the highest level (32nd degree).
He sold his home on Fox Hills Drive and built a house behind his sister (on her property). He died in this house on th 16th of April 1971.
His social security number was 561-14-0367.