Deputy Warden Oran Gant

Deputy Warden Oran Gant

New Jersey Divison of Fish and Wildlife, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, November 23, 1946

Oran Gant

Deputy Warden Oran Gant and Warden Alfred Perkins were killed in an automobile accident near Somerset, New Jersey, while returning from the Hackettstown Fish Hatchery.

Their patrol car was struck by a dump truck and both men were fatally injured.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 23, 2011

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