Guard Albert Henry Fiess

Guard Albert Henry Fiess

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

End of Watch Friday, April 13, 1934

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Albert Henry Fiess

Guard Albert Fiess succumbed to injuries sustained in an explosion four days earlier.

He was supervising a prison work crew at San Quentin Prison's Road Camp No. 25, near Junction City, California, at the time of the accident. It is believed he did not hear the warning signal prior to the dynamite being detonated, and he was thrown over 60 feet. He was taken to a hospital in Redding, California, where he died four days later.

Guard Fiess had served with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for four years.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion
  • Incident Date Monday, April 9, 1934

explosion, prison work crew, prisoner custody

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 13, 2018

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