Mr. Paulson had been sick about a week before his illness became so severe that he was removed to Shelton Hospital Friday night death occurring there Saturday morning [April 20, 1940].
He leaves his son, Donald, associated with him in the business, a brother, Andrew, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., and several brothers and sisters in Norway.
He was born at Kristiansand, Norway, May 27, 1877. He came to the United States 46 years ago and has lived here since 1898.
Mason County Journal, April 23, 1940
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman