Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Fallen Pennsylvania Game Commission Officers

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. contains the names of more than 19,000 men and women who were killed in the line of duty. Seven of those officers served with the Pennsylvania Game Commission at the time of their deaths. They are: • L. Seeley Houk, fatally shot in Lawrence County in 1906 • Joseph McHugh, fatally shot in Carbon County in 1915 • Joseph H. Kalbfus, died in Warren County crash in 1919 • Elias W. "Woody" Kelly, died in Warren County crash in 1919 • John B. Ross, drowned during McKean County rescue attempt in 1942 • Woodrow E. Portzline, suffered heart attack during 1973 investigation • David L. Grove, fatally shot in Adams County in 2010 Thank you all for your dedication and sacrifice's you and your families have made to our great state.

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