Deputy Game Protector Charles Beecham

Deputy Game Protector Charles Beecham

Pennsylvania Game Commission, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, November 4, 1906

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Charles Beecham

Deputy Game Protector Charles Beecham was shot and killed as he and several other game protectors attempted to arrest a man near Scranton for hunting on a Sunday.

The 22-year-old suspect was identified but never apprehended. His 17-year-old brother, who was with him, was tried for assault by pointing a gun at the officers. He was found guilty and released after paying the cost of court.

Deputy Game Protector Beecham was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender At large

arrest, poacher

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On today, the 111th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Pennsylvania.


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November 4, 2017

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