William T. Stanford
William T. Stanford
William Stanford was named Vallejo's first Chief of Police on April 4th, 1900. He was a Mare Island Naval Shipyard mechanic with no prior law enforcement experience. He continued to serve as Chief of Police until his retirement in 1936. Photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum.
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Potluck, Silent Auction & Fellowship
Thursday, December 6
Potluck, Silent Auction & Fellowship  (Training)
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
734 Marin St, Vallejo, California
Join us for an exciting silent auction and potluck! Bring a dish for 10-12 people with a recipe if desired. Please mark if dish contains peanuts, sea food or meat.  Bring your friends and neighbors, an excellent place for holiday gifts! Officers are elected at this meeting. Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 1st Floor Ballroom.



How to Write Biography
Thursday, January 3, 2019 through Thursday, January 3, 2019
How to Write Biography  (Training)
1:00 pm to 3:15 pm
734 Marin St, Vallejo, California
We continue our Professor John Philip Colletta DVD series with "How to Write a Biography".  Starting with a timeline, Professor Colletta will show how to begin a biography, add historical context, and scrutinize the timeline for conflicts.  The end product brings life to your ancestor.   Meeting is at the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 2nd Floor.  Free and open to the public.