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Patrolman Eugene A. Bolstad | Washington State Patrol, Washington Washington State Patrol, Washington


Eugene A. Bolstad

Washington State Patrol, Washington

End of Watch: Tuesday, September 3, 1957

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Cause: Drowned

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Trooper Bolstad drowned while attempting to rescue two swimmers who were being washed out to sea off of Long Beach. Trooper Bolstad and another man on the beach entered the surf. Trooper Bolstad and one of the original victims were both washed out to sea and drowned. The other rescuer and victim made it back to shore safely.

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Trooper Bolstad,
On today, the 56th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Washington. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
September 3, 2013


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