Roll Call of Honor

Hilsinger, Town Marshal John A.

End of Watch: 07/27/1945

Agency: La Conner Police Department

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.

Continue Exploring the Roll Call of Honor Go Back