Charles T. “Chas” Cooley


Charles T. “Chas” Cooley

Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 7 Jul 1930 (aged 60–61)
Wheaton, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row E, Lot 30, Site 6
Memorial ID 70178158 View Source

Parents: {of Medleys (Poolesville), Montgomery County, MD.}
- Levi K. Cooley [1833-1917]
- Caroline R. (Thomas) Cooley [1849-1931]

Married Mary Etta Cooley

- Victor Stirling Thomas Cooley [1902-1934]
- Charles Lee Cooley [1903-1976]
- Annie Pauline Cooley Curtis [1909-1981]

Military Service
Spanish-American War (1898), Company K, 1st Maryland Regiment - PVT

Civic Service
Montgomery County's first Chief of Police - July 1922 to July 1924.

Death Notice
The News (Frederick, MD) July 9, 1930

Charles T. Cooley, 61, formerly of police for this county and at one time a member of the police force at Union Station, Washington, died Monday at his home at Capitol View, this county, following a long illness.

Mr. Cooley was a native of Frederick county and had been a resident of this county about forty years. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, serving as a member of Company K, 1st Maryland Regiment, composed largely of Montgomery County men.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. May Etta Cooley; two sons, a daughter, a brother, four sisters, and his mother.

The funeral will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday from St. John's Catholic Church, Forest Glen, burial to be in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, this county.


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