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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)


“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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