Deputy Sheriff Lawrence E. Schmidtlein

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence E. Schmidtlein

Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Monday, September 21, 1964

Lawrence E. Schmidtlein

Deputy Schmidtlein was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to apprehend two juvenile runaways. His patrol overturned on a gravely portion of a state highway.


  • Age 67
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you for your service and dedication to our country, Uncle Lawrence. I was 9 months old when you died, but my Mother adored you and named my brother after you in your honor. I have visited your grave and have often ponder on the sacrifice you made. 54 years have not diminished what you did.

I truly appreciate the comments made on your page. A big heartfelt Thanks!!

Dawn Dent
Great Neice

November 12, 2018

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