Patrolman Conrad Tolson
Patrolman Conrad Tolson died on March 24, 1929, at the age of 39. He died from injuries sustained the previous day in a collision between his motorcycle and an oncoming automobile on the Seattle-Tacoma highway near the Pierce-King County line.
Patrolman Tolson's great-grandchildren, Gary, Cheryl, and Linda, all live in the Montesano area.
In May of 2016, Patrolman Tolson was awarded the Medal of Honor, posthumously, for his actions on March 24, 1929, by the Law Enforcement – Medal of Honor Committee.
Please take a moment to remember Patrolman Tolson and his family.