Officer Bio

William A. Berg

End of Watch: 7/16/1931

Age: 54

Rank: Sheriff

Agency: Wood County Sheriff's Office

Length of Service: 24 years

County: Wood

Location On Memorial: III

Personal Information

Incident Surrounding Death
Sheriff Berg killed when he was thrown from his vehicle, which was struck by another vehicle near Nelsonville in Portage County. Sheriff Berg was transporting a prisoner to the Winnebago hospital near Oshkosh. Berg was elected as Sheriff of Wood County in 1928 after serving 22 years with the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.