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O'Brien County Sheriff's Office


Sheriff Jake Mulder

Sheriff Mulder suffered a fatal heart attack Wednesday, January 25, 1956, while he and his deputy struggled with an emotionally disturbed person. He and the deputy had gone to serve mental commitment papers on the man.

Sheriff Mulder had served the O'Brien County Sheriff's Office for 5 years. He was survived by his wife, four sons, and daughter. He was 51 years old.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 02-05-2010 (JLR)