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John Ford, Sr.

John Ford Sr., (1947-2018) a native Mainer, came from a long line of Maine Game Wardens. He was sworn into the service shortly after finishing up a four-year stint in the U.S. Air Force. He spent all of his twenty-year warden career in Waldo County in central Maine. Upon his retirement in 1990, he was elected as county sheriff and re-elected in 1994. He wrote a local newspaper column and was a regular contributor to the Northwoods Sporting Journal. He also was a painter, known for his wildlife artwork. 

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