|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1932|
Chief Deputy(Now known as Under-Sheriff) DeWar was killed in an airplane accident while returning from Bakersfield after investigating a lead in a kidnapping case. The pilot attempted to fly low under the clouds of a storm but was forced to turn back. The plane struck the ground and burst into flames and all eight passengers were killed. The wreckage was not located for a week.
Chief Deputy/Undersheriff DeWar was in charge of the Special Anti-Gangster Duty. He was a veteran of WWI.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Los Angeles County
Created by: Joe Walker
Record added: May 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36842490