Glennan Family


Edward Glennan (1854-1933) was born at New Orleans on February 13, 1854 to Irish immigrants, James Glennan, who died before 1870, and Mary Anne Doherty (1828-1899).  He married Mary Colbet (1858-1938) on October 1, 1884 in Harrison County, Mississippi.  Anthony Colbet and Bridget Corby, her parents, were also immigrants from Spain and the Olde Sod respectively.  Children: Francis E. Glennan (1885-1914) m. Jennie Fries; Violet Celeste Glennan (1887-1969); Ethel Loretta Glennan (1889-1966); Hazel Lucile Glennan (1891-1891); Mabel Ruth Glennan (1892-1895); Roy Oswald Glennan (1894-1982); and Althea S. Glennan (1898-1994) m. George Rothwell Anderson (1890-1985).(Harrison Co., Mississippi MRB 8, p. 35 and Lepre, 1991, p. 64 and p. 136)

Edward Glennan was reared in a working class Irish family in the 4th Ward of the Crescent City.  By 1870, his father had passed and he was an apprentice tin smith.  Before 1880, Edward relocated to Biloxi, Mississippi and was employed as a store clerk.  He resided on Lameuse Street at this time.(1870 Orleans Parish Federal Census M593_521, p. 799 and 1880 Harrison Co., Mississippi Federal Census T9_648, ED 139)


Francis E. Glennan

            Francis Edward Glennan (1885-1914) was born at Biloxi, Mississippi.  He married Miss Jennie Fries of Warsaw, Indiana on April 8, 1912 at Nativity B.V.M.  In 1913, Francis became afflicted with glandular throat issues.  He received medical treatment and surgery at the Touro Infirmary in the Crescent City.  Unfortunately, doctors were unable to alter or remediate his condition and he passed at Biloxi on October 10, 1914.  Francis E. Glennan had been associated with his father’s firm.  Loyal Order of Moose, Biloxi Elks Lodge No. 606, Volunteer Steam Fire Company No. 1.  Corporal remains passed through Nativity B.V.M. with burial Biloxi Cemetery.

     Their only child was Mary Maxine Glennan Zience (1913-1998), who expired at Elkhart, Indiana on February 10, 1998.(The Daily Herald, April 8, 1912, p. 8, October 10, 1914, p.1,  and October 12, 1914, p. 2)

Violet C. Glennan

Violet Celeste Glennan (1887-1969) was born at Biloxi on                .  She had recently retired from a long career cashier with Quint’s Drug Store.  Miss Glennan worshiped at the Nativity B.V.M. Catholic Church.  Miss Violet Glennan expired on January 22, 1969 at her residence, 205 East Beach.  Her corporal remains were interred in the Glennan family plot at the Biloxi City Cemetery.(The Daily Herald, January 22, 1969, p. 2)

Ethel L. Glennan

Ethel Loretta Glennan (1889-1966) was born at Biloxi on                  .  She had worked at Saenger Theatre in the 1940s and was active in several church organizations at Nativity B.V.M. Catholic Church.  Miss Glennan died at 205 East Beach on October 24, 1966 following an illness of seven months1941.  Her corporal remains were buried in the Glennan family burial plot at the Biloxi City Cemetery.(The Daily Herald, October 25, 1966, p. 2)

Roy O. Glennan

            Roy Oswald Glennan (1894-1982) was born at Biloxi on December 1, 1894.  Before he entered military service during WW I, Roy worked as the day desk clerk assisting Pat Apperson at the Riviera Hotel, which was situated just west of the Glennan home on Biloxi’s Beach Road.  His first attempt to enter the armed forces occurred in May 1917, when he was rejected by the Naval Reserves.  Glennan enlisted the Mississippi Coast Infantry Company before going to New Orleans where he joined the Aviation section of the U.S. Signal Corps in December 1917.  He was sent to San Antonio, Texas for basic training with the aviation corps.(The Daily Herald, May 17, 1917, p. 3, August 18, 1917, p. 3, and August  21, 1917, p. 1, and December 12, 1917, p. 3)

            By February 1918, Roy Glennan was stationed at Waco, Texas with the 256 Aero Service Squadron.  His time was spent in marching drills and guard duty.  In May 1918, Roy was transferred to Carnegie Institute of Technology at Pittsburgh to take classes.  In September 1918, he was at an aviation base in St. Paul, Minnesota when he was called home for the funeral of E.P. Olivari.  He returned to Minnesota in October 1918.  Roy was discharged from his military duties while at the Indianapolis Aviation Training school and returned to Biloxi in January 1919.  He participated in the January 28, 1918 ‘Welcome Home Day’ ceremonies to honor and show appreciation for Biloxi’s  servicemen.(The Daily Herald, February 28,1918, p. 3, May 27, 1918, p. 7, January 6, 1919, p. 4, September 23, 1918, October 2, 1918, p. 3 and January 27, 1918, p. 3)

Sold automobiles in 1941. Lived on Hopkins Boulevard in 1972. Died on January 26, 1982. Maxine was a nurse in 1941.

Althea S. Glennan

            Althea S. Anderson (1898-1994) was born at Biloxi on July 18, 1898.  She married George Rothwell Anderson (1890-1985) on October 26, 1926.  One child, Glennan Edward Anderson (1931-2009), who was born December 29, 1931. Althea G. Anderson expired on April 5, 1994. George died in December 1985.

1895 Election

In 1885, Biloxi elected its city officials on New Years Day.  Edward Glennan and Thomas H. Gleason tied 103 votes to 103 votes.  Mr. Glennan became Mayor by casting lots as dictated by the City Charter.  Aldermen elected were: Joseph R. Fowler, 1st Ward; J.B. Lemon, 2nd Ward; Raymond Caillavet, 3rd Ward; and J.C. Bradford, 4th Ward.  Theodore P. Dulion was elected treasurer.(The Biloxi Herald, January 5, 1895, p. 8)

1896 Election

Edward Glennan was reelected Biloxi's Mayor in January 1896?.New city officials under the new Biloxi city charter: Joseph R. Fowler and Isidore Heidenheim, 1st Ward; J.B. Lemon and Laz Lopez, 2nd Ward; Raymond Caillavet and Nicholas Voivedich, 3rd Ward; John C. Bradford and William Gorenflo, 4th Ward, and Dr. Daniel A. Nash, Alderman-at-Large.(The Biloxi Herald, February 18, 1896, p. 1)

Aunts’s demise

     Mrs. Ann Glennan (1831-1899), an aunt of Edward Glennan, passed at Biloxi in February 1899.  She legated all of her personal property and her home and lot on Main Street in Biloxi to Mary McPhelin, a niece, domiciled in the Crescent City.(The Biloxi Daily Herald,February 19, 1899, p. 8. and  Harrison County, Mississippi Chancery Court Cause No. 1188, December 1898)

New home

     In February 1901, Edward Glennan acquired the palatial edifice and large grounds of Charles F. Theobald (1834-1903), a Biloxi merchant and banker.  The Theobald place was situated on Biloxi’s fashionable and scenic East Beach road and the east side of Main Street.  The sales price was $9000 and included lots on Reynoir and Lameuse Street in the downtown section of Biloxi.(Harrison Co., Mississippi Land Deed Bk. 46, pp. 413-415 and pp. 459-461)

     Mayor Glennan allowed the public use of an area in his front yard as a park, which was known as Glennan Park.(The Daily Herald,  June 6, 1913, p. 8)

Glennan store

            Located on the south side of Howard Avenue just west of Main Street at 128 East Howard Avenue.  Next to Masonic Lodge.[see Bk. 21, p. 419, Bk. 30, p. 96, and Bk. 36, p. 67]

Glennan Park

            In April 1905, Mayor John C. Bradford issued an ordinance by which Biloxi acquired lands from the Federal government in Section 19, south of Back Bay, and the N/2 of the NE/4 of Section 30, T7S-R9W for a public park.  This park was overseen by a commission appointed by the Mayor and aldermen.  It was known as Naval Reserve Park and GlennanPark.(The Biloxi Daily Herald, April 21, 1905, p. 6, May 10, 1905, p. 6 and The Daily Herald, September 16, 1918, p. 2)


 Term of Mayor Edward Glennan


1911 Term of Mayor Edward Glennan

Isidore Heidenheim, Sumner W. Rose, Jacob Tremmel, Joseph Venus, Edward Barq (1871-1943), J.C. Batton, John Swanzy, Meaut, tax collector; street commissioner; Castanera, water works superintendent; Dr. T.O. Hunter, medical officer, Louis Staehling, police chief; and Louis Goldman, city attorney.

The Daily Herald, "The new administration of the City of Biloxi", January 4, 1911.

The Daily Herald, “Rose Ordinance to repeal street tax killed”, April 5, 1911.

The Daily Herald, "

The Daily Herald, “Glennan calls down Alderman S.W. Rose”, September 6, 1911.


1912 Term of Mayor Edward Glennan


1913 Term of Mayor Edward Glennan



1914 Term of Mayor Edward Glennan



1915 Term of Mayor Edward Glennan

            Mayor Glennan and his 1914 Biloxi municipal government were virtually unopposed for office in the 1915 city elections.  The 2nd Ward Alderman post with Walter H. Hunt, John F. Eistetter, and Theodore Desporte, as the candidates, was the salient office at stake in this election.  John F. Esitetter and Walter H. Hunt, a political newcomer and independent, won in the December 8th contest receiving 89 and 64 votes respectively.  Mr. Desporte garnered 51 votes.  J.V. Hagan, city clerk; Judge Zachary Taylor Champlin, police court judge; H.J. Meaut, tax collector; and John A. Swanzy, street commissioner, were also elected at this time.(The Daily Herald, November 5, 1914, p. 1, December 8, 1914, p. 4, and December 9, 1914, p. 1)

1915 city government

Aldermen: John E. Lewis, Alderman-at-Large; 1st Ward-Edward C. Barq (1871-1943) and C.J. Keller-1st Ward; 2nd Ward- John F. Eistetter (1881-1953) and Walter H. Hunt (1887-1961); 3rd Ward-E.E. Moore and  Jacob Tremmel (1876-1941); 4th Ward-Judson C. Batton (1869-1943) and Charles B. Foster (1877-1931); City Clerk-J.V. Hagan; Tax Colletor-H.J. Meaut; Police Chief-Louis Stahling (1865-1938), City Attorney-Louis Goldman; Police Court Judge-Z.T. Champlin; Eugene L. Castanera, Water works superintendent and Anthony Esposito, assistant; Dr. W.T. Bolton, medical officer; Policemen-Richard M. Randolph, Frank ‘Zudie’ Hightower; Peter Bellande, and Sardin George (1875-1945); Jail keeper, Cal Smith; Martin Cavanaugh, city janitor;     

Bilbo Club

Theodore G. Bilbo (1877-1947) was sworn in as Governor of Mississippi on January 18, 1916.  Mayor Glennan was president of the Bilbo Club in Biloxi and Ed Barq, vice-president.  Governor Bilbo had strong support on the Coast from Charles L. Rushing (1881-1923) of Biloxi.

Aldermen: John E. Lewis, Alderman-at-Large; John F. Eistetter (1881-1953); Ward 2- Walter H. Hunt (1887-1961); Keller; Jacob Tremmel (1876-1941); Edward C. Barq (1871-1943); Judson C. Batton (1869-1943); Charles B. Foster (1877-1931); J.V. Hagan, City Clerk; Louis Stahling (1865-1938), police chief; Louis Goldman, City Attorney; Eugene L. Castanera, Water works superintendent and Anthony Espositi, assistant; Dr. W.T. Bolton, medical officer; Policemen-Richard M. Randolph, Frank ‘Zudie’ Hightower; Peter Bellande, and Sardin George (1875-1945); Jail keeper, Cal Smith; Martin Cavanaugh, city janitor;

Batton resigns

J.C. Batton (1869-1943) was elected Harrison County, Supervisor Beat 1 and resigned in December 1915 as he was to take his County post on January 1, 1916.  Daniel J. Gorenflo (1888-1977) was elected on December 21, 1915 to replace Alderman Batton.(The Daily Herald, December 21, 1915, p. 1)

1916 Term of Mayor Edward Glennan

            Mayor Glennan announced his bid for re-election in late April 1916 by stating that: ‘If elected to the office of mayor I will serve the people of Biloxi as faithfully as I know and as I have done in the past”.  His opponent was Frank E. Pringle (1872-1925), local naval stores producer and entrepreneur.  The 1916 municipal election was held on June 27th.  Mayor Glennan defeated Mr. Pringle 532 votes to 272 votes.(The Daily Herald, April 28, 1916, p. 1 and June 28, 1916, p.2)

            Other elected officials to serve the City of Biloxi from 1916-1917 were: Marshall L. Michel (1886-1930+), city clerk; Henry J. Meaut (1842-1934), tax collector; Richard M. Randolph (1867-1930+), police chief; F.W. Elmer Jr. (1881-1948), city judge; John F. Eistetter (1881-1953), Alderman-at-Large; Edwin R. Ott (1894-1950) and Edward Barq (1871-1943)-1st Ward Aldermen; Walter H. Hunt (1887-1961) and   2nd Ward Aldermen; Jacob Tremmel (1876-1941) and Albert L. Bakeler (1889-1973)-3rd Ward Aldermen; Charles B. Foster (1877-1931) and W.L. Via (1858-1920+), Fourth Ward Aldermen;                city attorney; John A. Swanzy, street commissioner and E.L. Castenera, water works superintendent.

Wilson’s election

 When it was announced that T. Woodrow Wilson was elected president of the United States on November    1916, the Biloxi City Council was in session.  The news was received fromThe Daily Herald by a telephone call.

1917 Term of Mayor Edward Glennan

Mayor Glennan and his recently elected Board took office on January 2, 1917.  Those in his new administration were: Marshall L. Michel (1886-1954), city clerk, made $75 per month; H.J. Meaut, tax collector, earned $75 per month; Dr. Walter T. Bolton (1859-1923), health officer was paid $120 annually; Louis Goldman (1878-1920+), city attorney, was paid at the rate of $70 each month; F.W. Elmer II, city judge, was remunerated $75 each month; Richard M. Randolph (1867-1930+), police chief; John A. Swanzy, street commissioner; Eugene L. Castenera, water works superintendent; The city Board of Aldermen was composed of: Jacob Tremmel; Albert Bakeler; Ernest Desporte II, W.H. Hunt; John F. Eistetter; Edwin Ott; Edward Barq; Charles B. Foster, and Williard A. Via.  Police officers were: Adolph Hunt (1884-1922); Zudie Hightower; and Peter Bellande who were paid $70 per month.  Alonzo Gabrich, pound master, earned $40 each month.(The Daily Herald, January 3, 1917, p. 1)

Atlanta trip

            In late January, Mayor Glennan and his Board John A. Swanzy and E.L. Castanera, street commissioner and water works superintendent, and excepting Aldermen C.B. Foster, Ernest Desporte Jr., and W.L. Via traveled by train to Atlanta to inspect a road making machine.  The device which was called a bituminous surface binder had the capacity to preserve shell or gravel roads making the highways and streets resilient and reducing dust particles in the air.  Board members on the fire company committee met inspected a motor driven fire apparatus.  Alderman Barq had arrived in Atlanta prior to the others to attend a convention of soft drink wholesalers.(The Daily Herald, January 24, 1917, p. 1)

Mardi Gras

      The Biloxi city government was heavily invested in the annual Mardi Gras celebration.  Mayor Glennan served as president of the Biloxi Carnival Association while Walter H. Hunt                                 .(The Daily Herald, January 13, 1917, p. 1)

      Mardi Gras 1917 was celebrated on February 20th and ruled over by George C. Quint and Mary Chinn, who later married John F. Eistetter.  The theme of the six-float night parade was ‘Centennial Spirit’ to commemorate the Mississippi statehood centennial (1817-1917).  N. Salvadore Navarro (1869-1953) designed and built the floats.  H.E. Blakeslee of the Mississippi Centennial Commission in Gulfport(The Daily Herald, January 23, 1917, p. 1 and February 21, 1917, p. 1)

            In late 1917, with World War I raging in Western Europe, the 1918 Mardi Gras was cancelled at New Orleans.  Mayor Glennan was enamored with celebrating Mardi Gras at Biloxi and called a meeting of the Biloxi Carnival Association in late December 1917 to ascertain if the business community desired to have a Mardi Gras day fete.(The Daily Herald, December 29, 1917)

1918 Term of Edward Glennan

Police shake up

Mayor Edward Glennan (1854-1933) started his final year as Mayor of Biloxi with turmoil in the Police Department.  In January 1918, when it was time to reappoint patrolmen, Walter H. Hunt (1887-1961). 1st Ward Alderman, opposed that Frank J. ‘Zudie’ Hightower (1890-1976), Peter Bellande (1871-1933), and John W. Mabry (1873-1940) continue with the force.  The Board of Aldermen appointed Joseph Mattina (1889-1969), a barber; Willie Ryan (1876-1958), Biloxi Yacht Club keeper; and Martin Green Jr. (1875-1951), a boat dealer, to replace the three men.  None of the City Council’s new policemen had any law enforcement experience and they had to be trained by Chief Randolph.(The Daily Herald, January 3, 1918, p.  )

Loses to Kennedy

            The results of the Biloxi municipal elections of November 1918 were not favorable for Mayor Glennan.  He lost to John J. Kennedy, proprietor of the Kennedy Hotel, by two votes.  Edward Glennan contested the election by filing litigation in the Harrison County Circuit Court in early December.  He vehemently opposed the actions of the Democratic election committee that eliminated some ballots of soldier’s and affidavit votes.(The Daily Herald, December 4, 1918)

Commission Government

The citizens of Biloxi voted on December 31, 1917 to change their city government to the Commission Form by a vote of 340 for and only 43 against.(The Daily Herald, January 4, 1918, p. 1)


Edward Glennan expired at Biloxi, Mississippi on December 16, 1933.  He had been an eight term Biloxi mayor; town treasurer for eight years; Alderman-at Large- two terms; and 2nd Ward Alderman several terms; President o f the Biloxi Carnival Association; Firemen’s Charity Association; Charter member of the Volunteer Steam Fire Company No. 1 (1883); memeber of  Elks Lodge No. 606,

Mary Colbet Glennan passed in the Biloxi Hospital on February 3, 1938.(The Daily Herald, February 4, 1933, p. 1)

Johnnie’s Inn-1935 lease

In June 1935, Mrs. Glennan leased a parcel of land between the seawall and East Beach Boulevard opposite her domicile to W.J. Herrmann.  At this waterfront location, Mr. Hermann opened Johnnie’s Inn with Sadie Herrmann, his spouse.  They operated a restaurant, bar parlor, and also resided here.  The rent was $30 per month.(Harrison Co., Mississippi Land Deed Bk. 209, p. 371)


Hurricane Camille destroyed the Glennan home on East Beach Boulevard and Main Street.  Miss Maris Stella Tucei (1887-1969) and Miss Maud Colbet (1890-1969), occupants of the Glennan premises, were killed in this great tempest of August 1969.  In March 1970, Althea Glennan Anderson, Roy O. Glennan and Alma    , and Maxine M. Zience (1913-1998) of Elkhart, Indiana conveyed their Camille ravished property with one hundred twenty-five feet fronting on US. Highway 90, also known as East Beach Boulevard,to Housing Authority of the City of Biloxi.  The consideration was $105,000.(The Daily Herald, August 21, 1969, p. 1 and Harrison Co., Mississippi 2nd JD Land Deed Bk. 8, p. 291)


 Zience died 2-10-1998



The Biloxi Daily Herald, Business and Professional Men, (The Biloxi Daily Herald: Biloxi, Mississippi-1902).

Charles L. Dyer, Along the Gulf,

Julia Cook Guice, Lagniappe, (City of Biloxi, Mississippi-undated).

Jerome Lepre, Catholic Church Records Diocese of Biloxi, Mississippi (Catholic Diocese of Biloxi, Biloxi, Mississippi-1991)

Supreme Court

Mississippi State Supreme Court, “State ex rel. Edward Glennan v. Democratic Executive Committee-Circuit Court, Harrison, Mississippi”, February 1919.

Chancery Court

Harrison County, Mississippi Cause No. 1188, “Last Will of Ann Glennan”-December 1898.

Circuit Court

Harrison County, Mississippi Circuit Court, “Edward Glennan v. Democratic Executive Committee”, December 1918.


The Biloxi Herald, “Hazel Lucille Glennan, July 25, 1891, p. 4.

The Biloxi Herald, “Mother of Ed Glennan”, November 26, 1898, p. 4.

The Biloxi Herald, “Biloxi’s City Election”, January 5, 1895.

The Biloxi Herald, “Mable Ruth Gillen”, December 7, 1895, p. 8.

The Biloxi Herald, “New officers”, February 18, 1896.

The Biloxi Herald, “Against the brothel.  Choose which you will serve”, December 5, 1896, p. 1.

The Biloxi Daily Herald, “Mrs. Ann Glennan”, February 19, 1899, p. 8.


The Biloxi Daily Herald, “William A. Glennan”, January 5, 1900, p. 8.


The Biloxi Herald, “Park Ordinances”, April 21, 1905.

The Biloxi Herald, “Declaration of intent to enter public lands”, May 6, 1905.

The Biloxi Herald, “Ordinance No.”, May 6, 1905.


The Daily Herald, “To vote on commission form of government”, June 4, 1909.

The Daily Herald, “Addition to store of Edward Glennan”, December 15, 1909.


The Daily Herald, “The new administration of the City of Biloxi”, January 4, 1911.

The Daily Herald, “Rose ordinance to repeal street tax killed”, April 5, 1911.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan calls down Alderman S.W. Rose”, September 6, 1911.



The Daily Herald, “Fries-Glennan nuptials today”, April 8, 1912.

The Daily Herald, “Miss M. Gillen died last night”, October 3, 1912, p. 8.



The Daily Herald, “Glennan Park receiving much improvement”, June 6, 1913.



The Daily Herald, “Mayor Glennan declares enactment of an oyster ordinance”, January 21, 1914.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan announces for election”, May 26, 1914, p. 2.

The Daily Herald, “Luscious peaches in Glennan yard”, July 29, 1914.

The Daily Herald, “Francis E. Glennan, eldest son of Mayor Glennan, claimed by death”, October 10, 1914.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan funeral is well attended”, October 14, 1914.

The Daily Herald, “Walter Hunt seeks to be Alderman”, November 5, 1914.

The Daily Herald, “Interest in municipal election centers around 2nd Ward contest”December 8, 1914.

The Daily Herald, “Walter Hunt is elected in 2nd Ward of Biloxi”December 9, 1914.



The Daily Herald, “New Board of Mayor and Aldermen appoint city officers last night”, January 6, 1915.

The Daily Herald, “Mayor investigates anonymous letters to officials”, May 18, 1915, p. 1.

The Daily Herald, "Batton resigns as member of council-effective Jan. 1” December 8, 1915.

The Daily Herald, “Gorenflo named as Alderman”, December 21, 1915.


The Daily Herald, “Albert Bakeler is a candidate”, April 21, 1916.

The Daily Herald, “Mayor Glennan is seeking election”, April 28, 1916, p. 1.

The Daily Herald, “Alderman Hunt’s ‘hat in the ring’”, April 28, 1916.

The Daily Herald, “Alderman Lewis announcement”, April 28, 1916.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan certain of victory, say Biloxi citizens”, June 27, 1916.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan goes in as Biloxi Mayor, defeats Pringle”, June 28, 1916.

The Daily Herald,

The Daily Herald, “Campaign is too close to figure today’s winners”, July 3, 1916.

The Daily Herald, “Biloxi’s books to be audited last of October”, July 12, 1916.

The Daily Herald, “Wilson’s election ends Council meet”, November 10, 1916.


The Daily Herald, “New Board begins official duties”, January 3, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Carnival plans start last night”, January 13, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Council members now in Atlanta”, January 24, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Council handles routine matters”, April 13, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Roy Glennan at Riviera”, May 17, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan’s store robbed last night”, May 22, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Failed to pass examination”, May 31, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Biloxian joins aviation corps”, August 18, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Coast infantry still progressing”, August 21, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Mayor Glennan visits Gulfport”, September 4, 1917, p. 3.

The Daily Herald, “Delegates [American Prison Congress] named by Mayor Glennan”, November 14, 1917.

The Daily Herald,

The Daily Herald, “Biloxian joins aviation corps”, August 18, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Coast infantry still progressing”, August 21, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Dance honors soldiers”, December 12, 1917.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan favors Biloxi carnival”, December 29, 1917.

The citizens of Biloxi voted on December 31, 1917 to change their city government to the Commission Form by a vote of 340 for and only 43 against.(The Daily Herald, January 4, 1918, p. 1)


The Daily Herald, “Too much friction cause of cops downfall asserts Mayor Glennan”, January 3, 1918. 

The citizens of Biloxi voted on December 31, 1917 to change their city government to the Commission Form by a vote of 340 for and only 43 against.(The Daily Herald, January 4, 1918, p. 1)

The Daily Herald, “Roy Glennan working hard”, February 28, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Roy Glennan transferred”, May 27, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Mayor Glennan issues light less night proclamation to save fuel”, August 1, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Some Biloxi ordinances once believed necessary may yet be thought wise”, September 16, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Roy Glennan here”, September 23, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Roy Glennan leaves”, October 2, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Roy Glennan recovering”, October 19, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Interest shown in primary election”, November 13, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Exciting race held for Mayor in Democratic primary yesterday”, November 20, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Kennedy elected Mayor of Biloxi by small majority of two ballots”, November 21, 1918.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan contests Biloxi Mayoralty”, December 4, 1918.


The Daily Herald, “Roy Glennan home”, January 6, 1919.

The Daily Herald,“Supreme Court to hear of Biloxi Mayoralty Contest”, January 21, 1919, p. 

The Daily Herald,“Program Tuesday for reception”, January 27, 1919. 

The Daily Herald, “Biloxi Mayoralty case called today in Supreme Court”, February 17, 1919, p. 3.

The Daily Herald, “High Court says Kennedy mayor”, March 4, 1919, p. 2.


The Daily Herald, “James Glennan, June 3, 1931, p. 3.

The Daily Herald, “Ellen Glennan”, September 25, 1931, p. 2.

The Daily Herald, "Mrs. Glennan dies in Biloxi Hospital", February 4, 1933, p. 1.

The Daily Herald, “Glennan dies at Biloxi home”, December 18, 1933.


The Daily Herald, “Miss Ethel Glennan”, October 25, 1966.

The Daily Herald, “Mrs. (sic) Viola (sic) Glennnan”, January 22, 1969.

The Daily Herald, “Miss Maud Colbet”, August 21, 1969.

The Daily Herald, “Miss Maurice [sic]Tucei”, August 21, 1969.


The Sun Herald, “Althea Glennan Anderson”, April 6, 2004, p. A .

The Sun Herald, “Glennan E. Anderson”, April 11, 2009, p. A .