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Conservation Warden Einar Johnson | Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin

Conservation Warden

Einar Johnson

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Friday, May 17, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 7 years

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Warden Einar Johnson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for illegal beaver trapping. The suspect was also shot and wounded before being taken into custody.

The suspect was convicted of second degree manslaughter and sentenced to 6 to 7 years in prison November 12, 1929.

Warden Johnson was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 17, 2015

 

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