Sheriff Ole Alexander Solberg

Sheriff Ole Alexander Solberg

Brown County Sheriff's Office, South Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, February 25, 1939

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Ole Alexander Solberg

Sheriff Ole Solberg was killed in an automobile accident near Arlington, South Dakota while returning from the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls to drop off a prisoner. Sheriff Solberg's vehicle went out of control on the icy road surface.

Sheriff Solberg had been sworn in as sheriff only six weeks earlier. His wife was appointed to complete his term as sheriff.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 month, 1 week
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Sheriff Solberg,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Brown County.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 25, 2019

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