Deputy George W. Egenhoff

Deputy George W. Egenhoff

Merced County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, January 22, 1948

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George W. Egenhoff

Deputy George Egenhoff succumbed to injuries sustained one month earlier when he was knocked down by a sheriff's office car as he attempted to close its door on Highway 99.

He suffered a broken leg and was transported to Merced General Hospital. He died as the result of complications that were caused by the injury.


  • Age 79
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Saturday, December 20, 1947

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Deputy Egenhoff,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Merced County.


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January 22, 2023

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