Edward Joseph Mudd
Edward Joseph Mudd, the seventh of Dr. and Mrs. Mudd's nine children, was born July 27, 1873 on the Mudd family farm. When he was 24, Edward left the farm to join the Washington, D.C. police department. He married Gertrude Veronica Casey three years later. Edward served with the police department as a policeman and detective for twenty-five years, retiring on disability in 1922. For the last 12 years of his life, he and his wife lived in Shadyside, Maryland. He passed away on December 22, 1946.