CHIEF DEPUTY
George O. Williamson
End of Watch: June 8, 1973

George WilliamsonChief Deputy Sheriff George Williamson was killed in an automobile accident while responding to Superior after receiving reports of a 4-year-old boy who had been struck by a car.

He and another deputy were driving on a gravel road (now known as 330th Avenue), with lights and siren activated, when they collided with another car at an intersection with a paved road (County Road A22/170th Street). Chief Deputy Williamson and the driver of the other vehicle were both killed in the collision. The other deputy suffered serious injuries.

Chief Deputy Williamson was a veteran of the Korean War. He had served with the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office for five years and had previously served with the Spencer Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, mother, and two sisters.


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