Game Protector Benning De La Mater

Game Protector Benning De La Mater

New York State Environmental Conservation Police, New York

End of Watch Saturday, June 24, 1961

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Benning De La Mater

Game Protector De La Mater drowned when his boat capsized while patrolling the Hudson river near Federal Dam in Albany County.
Game Protector De La Mater had been with the agency for 12 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 24, 2015

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