Sheriff Mark L. Wildes

Sheriff Mark L. Wildes

Churchill County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Thursday, May 23, 1918

Mark L. Wildes

Sheriff Mark Wildes was shot and killed while attempting to arrest the son of a wealthy rancher for evading the draft. The suspect fled but was tracked by an Indian tracker and shot and killed.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Mark Langdon Wildes was my Great Grandfather. In tribute to the life he lived and sacrificed we named our second son in his honor. He will always be remembered.

Ed Williams
Great Grandson

October 3, 2017

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