District Game Warden Hi Eastland Johnson

District Game Warden Hi Eastland Johnson

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Mississippi

End of Watch Friday, October 17, 1952

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Hi Eastland Johnson

District Game Warden Hi Johnson was killed when his vehicle collided with a switch engine in Waynesboro, Mississippi.

He had gone to Waynesboro for a meeting with other game wardens from his district in regards to a sudden change to the squirrel season dates. He had just left the meeting when his truck collided with the switch engine at the railroad crossing. The impact threw him 15 yards from the vehicle. He was taken to Waynesboro Hospital where he died one hour later.

Game Warden Johnson had served with the agency for 18 years. He was survived by his wife, three daughters, mother, three sisters, and three brothers.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace District Game Warden Johnson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 10, 2019

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