Conservation Warden Einar Johnson

Conservation Warden Einar Johnson

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin

End of Watch Friday, May 17, 1929

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Einar Johnson

Warden Einar Johnson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for illegal beaver trapping. The suspect was also shot and wounded before being taken into custody.

The suspect was convicted of second degree manslaughter and sentenced to 6 to 7 years in prison November 12, 1929.

Warden Johnson was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 7 years

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Rest in peace Conservation Warden Johnson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 15, 2019

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