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Game Warden Leon H. Nelson | California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California

Game Warden

Leon H. Nelson

California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California

End of Watch: Saturday, October 27, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

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Game Warden Leon Nelson was killed in an automobile crash while on patrol with another game warden.

The vehicle experienced a malfunction which caused it to veer off the roadway and down and embankment.

Warden Nelson had served with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for nine years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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I will alway's Thank-you for what you did for me.
You will alway's be with me Dad.You give me pride
To inspire my children with what you passed on to me in the short time we had.You are still missed....Every Day in my life.
You son Dale L Nelson

Dale Nelson
Son
April 27, 2016

 

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