E. was a member of the Delmar Volunteer Fire Company.
Edward Bloxom Daugherty, Sr., served as President of the Delmar Fire and President of the Sussex County Firemen's Association. The Delmar Historical Society listed his occupation as a "railroad man". He was inducted into the Delaware Volunteer Firefighter's Association Hall of Fame. He is interred in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Delmar, Delaware. He was survived by his wife Mardela Daugherty and a son, Edward Bloxom Daugherty, Jr.