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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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

July 15, 2015

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