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Officer Charles H. Nissen
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Birth: 1901
California, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1935
California, USA

The California Highway Patrol was formed in 1929. Officer Nissen was the 21st CHP officer killed in the line-of-duty.

On December 17, 1935, Officer Charles H. Nissen was killed in a traffic collision while riding his departmental motorcycle.

Officer Nissen was pursuing a traffic violator when a vehicle ahead of him slowed for a turn. Nissen applied his brakes to reduce his speed, but his motorcycle struck the rear of the vehicle. The patrolman was thrown to the pavement and died at the scene.

Officer Nissen was assigned to the Contra Costa Area office. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Peter Nissen (1861 - 1933)
  Dora Nissen (1863 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Marguerite A. Williams Nissen (1901 - 1987)*
 
 Sibling:
  Carrie Nissen Shaw (1882 - 1915)*
  Officer Charles H. Nissen (1901 - 1935)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
Plot: Palm Section A
 
Created by: Scott Cotteen
Record added: Jun 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27430962
Officer Charles H. Nissen
Added by: Dusty Poss
 
Officer Charles H. Nissen
Added by: Dusty Poss
 
Officer Charles H. Nissen
Added by: Scott Cotteen
 
 
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