Park Ranger Raymond A. Johnson

Park Ranger Raymond A. Johnson

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, October 14, 1939

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Raymond A. Johnson

Park Ranger Raymond Johnson died from injuries sustained five days earlier when his vehicle struck a tree on Bear Lake Road.

Ranger Johnson was on patrol and en route to Sprague's Lodge for a hunting enforcement operation when his tire blew out. His vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. He was transported to St. Luke's Hospital in Denver, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Ranger Johnson had served with the United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service for four months. He was survived by his parents, two brothers, and two sisters.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Colorado
  • Incident Date Monday, October 9, 1939

single vehicle crash

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