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Mr. and Mrs. Milan Early lived in Madrid between November, 1922 and September, 1927, and during that time owned and operated the Madrid Bakery.

Milan served a term on the City Council and was a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Zelora belonged to the Model Wives of Madrid Club, and the family were members of the Methodist Church, where Milan was a Deacon and Zelora belonged to the Ladies Aid.

After leaving Madrid, the Earlys lived in San Diego, where Milan joined the Safeway Stores, Inc., in January, 1928. He worked with them for 35 years, first as clerk, then as store manager, then as inventory controller for all San Diego Division Stores, as Grocery Buyer, and finally as Merchandising Manager, for 15 years.

The Earlys have four children: Voral Jeanne (born in Madrid April 12, 1924); Orwell John (born in Madrid, October 25, 1926); Patricia Ann, and Melanie Lou. They are grandparents of 14, and greatgrandparents of 8. On November 4, 1982, they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The Earlys have often revisited Madrid, the most recent being in October, 1982.

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