Game Warden John Linklater

Game Warden John Linklater

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, Minnesota

End of Watch Saturday, July 8, 1933

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John Linklater

Game Warden John Linklater drowned while on patrol on Basswood Lake.

The canoe he was operating overturned and he was thrown into the water. The motor on the canoe then struck him in the head, dazing him. His body wasn't found for five days.

Warden Linklater was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 65
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 8, 2020

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