Montana Law Enforcement Museum

212 E. Broadway
Philipsburg, MT 59858
(406) 859-6536

Undersheriff Edwin E. O'Donnell

Yellowstone County Sheriff's Department

Department Patch

Undersheriff O'Donnell was killed in an airplane accident while participating in a search for several suspects. The plane crashed approximately 20 miles south of Broadus. Undersheriff O'Donnell had served with the agency for a total of 8 years and was survived by his wife, son, three sisters, and seven brothers.

End of Watch:
June 26, 1941
On the Force:
8 years