Game Warden Beuford Calvin Patterson

Game Warden Beuford Calvin Patterson

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, October 27, 1948

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Beuford Calvin Patterson

Game Warden Beuford Patterson was killed in a vehicle crash while investigating night shooting near Swartz, Louisiana.

He was driving along the Claude Roland gravel road when his vehicle lost traction on loose gravel and overturned into an embankment. His brother located the wreckage later in the morning after Game Warden Patterson failed to return home.

Game Warden Patterson was survived by his brother.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash


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Game Warden Patterson,
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 the state of Louisiana.


United States Border Patrol

October 27, 2023

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