Deputy Game Warden George Jackson Rodolph

Deputy Game Warden George Jackson Rodolph

California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California

End of Watch Sunday, November 29, 1914

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George Jackson Rodolph

Deputy Game Warden George Rodolph was shot and killed on the Los Banos Gun Club preserve in Gadwall approximately five miles southeast of Los Banos, in Merced County, while attempting investigating two market hunters.

He had encountered the two in a buggy and attempted to count the number of ducks they had to determine if they had shot more than the legal limit. One of the men objected to the count and a shootout ensued in which Game Warden Rodolph and the man were both shot. The two subjects left Game Warden Rodolph's body in the road and continued into Los Banos.

The subject whos hot Game Warden Rodolph was acquitted.

Deputy Game Warden Rodolph had served with the agency for only two months.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted


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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 29, 2017

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