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Byron Frank Oedekoven

Byron Frank Oedekoven, American protective services official.


  • Oedekoven, Byron Frank was born on February 15, 1955 in Gillette, Wyoming, United States. Son of Charles Robert and Rhyllis Rae (Richmond) Oedekoven.

  • Education

    • Student, Black Hills State College, 1974. AS in Criminal Justice, Sheridan Community College, 1980.


    • Animal control officer Gillette Police Department, 1974-1975, police officer I, 1975-1977, police officer II, 1977-1978, police sergeant, 1978-1983, police lieutenant, 1983-1986. Sheriff Campbell County Sheriff's Department, Gillette, since 1987.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Wyoming Committee Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Member National Rifle Association (life), Sons of the American Revolution, Wyoming Association Sheriffs and Chiefs (Second vice president), International Association Chiefs of Police, National Sheriffs' Association, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Associates, Wyoming Peace Officers' Association, Wyoming Sheriffs' Association, Montana Snowmobile Association, South Dakota Snowmobile Association, Wyoming Snowmobile Association, American Quarter Horse Association, Mayflower Society, Thomas Rogers Society, Gillette Junior Chamber of Commerce, Masons, Shriners, Order Eastern Star, Valley of Orient of Sheridan, Kalif Temple Sheridan.



    Snowmobiling, horsemanship, hunting, collecting bits and spurs.


    • Married Marjorie Grace Orvalla, February 1, 1985.
    • father: Charles Robert Oedekoven
    • mother: Rhyllis Rae (Richmond) Oedekoven
    • spouse: Marjorie Grace Orvalla
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    Born February 15, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1974
      Black Hills State College
    • 1980
      Sheridan Community College
    • 1983 - 1986
      Animal control officer, Gillette Police Department
    • 1987
      sheriff Campbell County Sheriff's Department
      Gillette, Wyoming, United States