Roll Call of Honor

Hilsinger, Town Marshal John A.

End of Watch: 07/27/1945

Agency: La Conner P.D.

County: Skagit County

John Hilsinger was a town marshal and volunteer firefighter for the city of La Conner.  He was assisting with a fire at a local shingle mill when he was electrocuted.  Marshal Hilsinger had just taken the nozzle and stepped in a pool of water when a wire fell to the ground electrifying the pool of water he was standing in.  A pulmeter was used but failed to revive him.

Marshal Hilsinger is survived by his wife, daughter, mother, three brothers and two sisters.

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