Inyo County Deputy Sheriff Badge #3 worn by M. F. “Cub” Culbertson. Made by Ed Jones Co. and hallmarked Sterling. Over the sterling was a gold wash.
Merrill Culbertson was born on December 28, 1916, in Indiana, his father, Chelcie, was 26 and his mother, Pearl, was 24. He married Vivian Roena sheffield in San Bernardino, California. They had two children during their marriage. He died on June 4, 1995, in Big Pine, California, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lone Pine, California.