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Memorable Manitobans: Oscar Paulson (c1891-1969)

Building contractor.

He worked as a building contractor in Winnipeg, responsible for building many of the homes in Charleswood and the older portion of Chapman School. He retired in 1959. Paulson died at Winnipeg on 9 October 1969 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery. He is commemorated by a public park in Winnipeg.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 October 1969, page 25.

“New name for park”, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 February 1990, page SW3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 November 2012

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