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Memorable Manitobans: Christian P. Paulson (1863-1953)

Municipal official.

Born in Iceland in 1863, he came to Canada in 1876 and resided at Gimli, where he served as Mayor from 1933 to 1937. He was a charter member of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, 90th Battalion. He died at Winnipeg on 25 February 1953 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paulson House (Fourth Avenue, Gimli, RM of Gimli)

Sources:

“Mayor of Gimli for seven years, C. P. Paulson dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 February 1953, page 11.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 June 2019

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