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Hilsinger, Town Marshal John A.

End of Watch: 
Friday, July 27, 1945
County: 
Skagit
Agency: 
La Conner P.D.

 

John Hilsinger was a town marshal and volunteer firefighter for the city of La Conner.  He was assisting with a fire when he was electrocuted.  Marshal Hilsinger had just taken the nozzle and stepped in a pool of water when a wire fell.  A pulmeter was used but failed to revive him.  He was survived by his wife, daughter, mother, three brothers and two sisters.