Deputy Sheriff Jack R. Ellwanger

Deputy Sheriff Jack R. Ellwanger

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, June 15, 1960

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Jack R. Ellwanger

Deputy Sheriff Jack Ellwanger was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at the scene of a previous accident on Sunbury Road, near the northern border of Columbus.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

directing traffic

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Deputy Sheriff Ellwanger,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Franklin County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 15, 2020

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