Game Warden Richard Moore Wynne, Jr.

Game Warden Richard Moore Wynne, Jr.

Texas Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission, Texas

End of Watch Monday, November 1, 1948

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Richard Moore Wynne, Jr.

Game Warden Richard Wynne succumbed to injuries sustained on October 26th, 1948, in an automobile crash on Canyon Highway about 10 miles south of Amarillo.

A woman in the other vehicle was also killed.

Game Warden Wynne was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and the recipient of the Purple Heart. He had served with the Texas Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission for 12 years. He was survived by his wife, two children, parents, and two brothers.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 26, 1948

routine driving

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Game Warden Wynne,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like t say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

November 1, 2023

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