Superintendent Ed Diedrich

Superintendent Ed Diedrich

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Saturday, May 24, 1924

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Ed Diedrich

Superintendent Diedrich was killed in an accidental explosion at the Kelly Butte Rock Quarry. He, a civilian employee, and an inmate were setting explosives when they prematurely detonated, killing all three and injuring several other inmates.

Superintendent Diedrich served three years in law enforcement and was a veteran of the Spanish American War. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion


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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

May 25, 2015

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