Officer Memorial

Officer Marshall D. MacNaught

State Conservation Officer - Assigned to Delaware County, Appointed January 16, 1946

Died in the line of duty February 8, 1968

As reported in a Delaware County newspaper, "Marshall Donald MacNaught, 51, of Hamden, Conservation Officer for New York State Conservation Department, died unexpectedly Thursday, February 8, 1968, at Hamden, while investigating a complaint of dogs chasing deer near the Hamden Cemetery. Mr. MacNaught apparently died of a heart attack, according to Delaware County Sheriff's Department Officers who were called to investigate the unattended death." A lifetime resident of Hamden, his wife Louise, still resides in Delaware County.