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Hilsinger, Town Marshal John A.
End of Watch:
Friday, July 27, 1945
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.