NameEdward Dale Ellis CWO, USMCR, Retired.
Birth20 Sep 1916, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
Birth20 Sep 1916, Detroit Dept. of Health, Div of Vital Statistics, Reg. No. 17986.
*New [OCCU]1 Apr 1981, Banker, Vice Pres, Corp. Secretary
*New [OCCU]1 Apr 1981, 32 yrs & Retired, American Federal Savings
BurialGreat Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd., Holly, MI.
Death26 Feb 2012, Royal Oak, Oakland Co., MI.
OccupationVice Pres./Corp. Sec’t, American Federal Savings/ Retired.
EducationRoyal Oak High School, Royal Oak, Michign & College @ The Business Institute, Detroit, Michigan.
ReligionFormer Presbyterian and now Episcopalian.
FatherFrancis Allen Ellis (1876-1950)
MotherKathryn Belle Giddings (1876-1969)
Misc. Notes
Sources & Information:
The marriage of Kathleen A. Hartman and Edward D. Ellis, took place on May 24, 1948, at the First Presbyterian Church, Royal Oak, Mi., with the Rev, Robert S. Steen presiding, per Edward D. Ellis.
Note from son John Ellis: This marriage is the standard for perfect marriage.
Confirmation Sunday, March 17, 1954, St. Johns Episcopal Church, Royal Oak, Michigan by the Rev. Charles Jatho.
Home location 2007, 2016 N. Vermont, Royal Oak, Mi., via Satellite Navigator Magelland, 11-23-01. 42 Degrees, 33 minutes, 37 seconds, N., 83 Degrees, 83 minutes, 25 seconds, W. Moved from 606 Lawson Ave., Royal Oak, Mi. to 2016 N. Vermont, Royal Oak, Mi. on November 17, 1953.
Military Service:
Entered United States Marine Corps service on August 18, 1941. Enlisted Serial No. 319439.
Promoted to PFC [Temp. Active Duty] January 21, 1942.
Promoted to Corp. [Temp. Active Duty] March 6, 1942.
Promoted to Sgt. [Temp. Active Duty] May 16, 1942.
Promoted to Staff Sgt. [Temp. Active Duty] August 13, 1942.
Promoted to Tech. Sgt. [Temp. Active Duty] November 19, 1942.
Promoted to Paymaster Sgt. [Temp. Active Duty] June 16, 1943.
Appointed Warrant Officer (PM)[Temp. Active Duty] December 1, 1943 to rank from Nov. 30, 1943. Officer Serial No. 033212.
Appointed Warrant Officer (PM) [Permanent] March 6, 1946 to rank from February 26, 1946.
Appointed Commissioned Warrant Officer (PM) [Temp. Inactive Duty] Dec. 1, 1943. To rank from November 30, 1943.
Returned to inactive service, as Warrant Officer (PM) Permanent, April 23, 1946.
Appointed Commissioned Warrant Officer (PM) Permanent, February 20, 1948. To rank from July 15, 1947.
Transferred to the Retired Reserve List on March 6, 1958.
Military Service @ locations;
Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, South Carolina.
Paymaster’s Department, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, South Carolina.
Training Center, Camp LeJeune, New River, North Carolina. Assignment to Office of the Regimental Paymaster 25th Marines.
Camp Joseph Pendleton, Oceanside, California, transfer of 25th Marines to Pendleton. Assignment to Office of the Regimental Paymaster 25th Marines.
Office of the Regimental Paymasster, Assistant Regiment Paymaster, 25th Marines, Fourth Marine Division, FMF, c/o Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, CA. [25th Marines operations Base, Camp Maui, Hawaii/ with field operaions at Roi-Namur, Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima].
Camp Joseph Pendleton, Oceanside, California, on return to states.
Marine Barracks, Naval Training Center, Marine Corps Separation Center, Office of the Paymaster, Great Lakes, Illinois, as Assistant Paymaster.
VTU (G) 9-1, U. S. Marine Corps Reserve, Broadhead Naval Armory, Detroit, Michigan.
Longfellow Elementry School, 1st thru 5th grades, Royal Oak, Michigan.
Grant Elementry School, 6th grade, Royal Oak, Michigan.
Poppleton School, 7th & 8th grades, 16 Mile & Crooks, Troy, Michigan.
Royal Oak High School, 9th thru 12th grades, Grad. May 29,1935, Royal Oak, Mi..
The Business Institute, Detroit, Michigan, July 1938. (Worked as a janitor to cover tuition @ The Business Institute).
The American Savings and Loan Institute, Savings & Loan Principles Cert., October 16, 1950.
Dale Carngie Course, Certificate December, 19, 1960.
Management Division, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, Management Developement, 1965.
First Federal Savings and Loan Association, 150 W. Fort St., Detroit, Mi,, to Aug 2, 1941.
U.S.M.C. Active Duty, August 18, 1941.
First federal Savings and Loan Association, Detroit, Michigan.
Johnston Refrigeration Construction Co., Detroit, Michigan, Purchasing Agent.
American Savings and Loan Association, later known as American Federal Savings and Loan
Association. This last employment was 32 years with American Federal on retirement in 1981.
Retiring as Vice President and Corporate Secretary.
About 2 years following retirement American Federal became part of Empire of America.
May 6, 1929, Boy Scouts of America, Detoit Council, Ed. Dale Ellis of Troop RO-11 is a Second Class Scout.
September 29, 1929, Royal Oak Presbyterian Church, Junior Department, Certificate.
June to July, 1935, Tandem Bicycle Trip started from Royal Oak, Mi. headed for Calif., with Frederick Spalding. Bicycle part of trip ended in Jefferson City, Missouri where bicycle was sold and trip then continued by hitch hiking on to California and visit with the Nelson Family.
December 21, 1938, Junior Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer.
March, 1941, Royal Oak Gun Club, member.
September 3, 1945, Member F&AM, Lodge Maui, Hawaii.
October 31, 1958, October , 1959, Committeeman, Pack 20, Royal Oak, Mi.
The Detroit Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, Toppers Club Citation , Cooperation Award, of the Ambassador Bridge District, dated March 27, 1963.
July 1, 1963, Nominating Committee to select Nominees for Chairman of the Ambassador Bridge District, per Wade H. McCree, Jr.
October 1963, Institutional Representative, Pack 1620, Royal Oak, Mi.
December, 1964, District Vice-Chairman, Detroit Area Council.
June 1, 1985, 2nd Edition, The Ellis Family History, by Edward D. Ellis.
FCC Licensed Amature Radio Operator, License Issued W8EDE.
Former Member:
American Society for Personnel Administration.
Ancestry Research Club.
Oakland County Genealogical Society.
New England Historic Genealogical Society.
The Detroit Society for Genealogical Reserach, Inc.
Society of Savings and Loan Controllers, 1951 to 1963.
American Savings and Loan Institute, 1950 to 1964.
Catalpa Amateur Radio Society, 1988 to 1991.
Lodge Maui No. 472, F&AM, Maui, Hawaii, 1945 to 1946. Demit to R.O. Lodge Northwood No. 551.
Fourth Marine Division Association, Michigan Chapter No. 20., Secretary 4 yrs.
St. Andrews Episcopal Church Vestry, 4 yrs., Jr. Warden during this period.
St. Andrews Episcopal Church Treasurer, 4 yrs.
Present Memberships
Northwood Lodge, No. 551, F&AM, Royal Oak, Mi., 1947, Life Member.
The American Radio Relay League, Inc.
The Hazel Park Amateur Radio Club.
Fourth Marine Division Association, Life Member.
Marine Corps League, Life Member.
Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association, Life Member.
Marine Corps Reserve Association.
Birth31 Jul 1921, Fostoria, Seneca Co., Ohio
DeathAug 1952, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona.
BurialGreenwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Maricopa Co., Phoenix, Arizona
FatherLertis Bert Aldrich (1889-~1952)
MotherBertha Fay Jackson (1892-1951)
Marriage14 Nov 1942, First Methodist Church, Royal Oak, Oakland Co., Mi.
Divorceabt 1946, Oakland Co, Michigan.
Birth9 Oct 1924, Women's Hospital, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
*New [RELI]12 Jul 1960, Ltr. of Trans. to St. Andrews Church, Clawson, Mi.
Burial6 May 2011, Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd., Holly, MI.
Death18 Apr 2011, Royal Oak, Oakland Co., MI.
FatherGeorge Mark McCorkle (1902-1974)
MotherFlorine Violet Ellsworth (1905-1991)
Marriage22 May 1948, First Presbyterian Church, Royal Oak, Oakland, Mi.
Last Modified 11 Nov 2012Created 14 Jul 2013