Captain Marvin T. Paulson is retiring
April 1, 1969, after more than 30 years of Federal service. He
has been Chief of the WB Western Region's Administration and Technical
Services Division since January 1966.
A native of North Dakota and a graduate of North Dakota State
College, Captain Paulson was employed by the Coast and Geodetic
Survey for 3 years before he entered the commissioned corps
as a deck officer in 1941. He served aboard ships on the West
Coast and in Alaska until being transferred to the Army in January
1945. He returned to the Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1948 after
serving in the Philippines, and then headed large triangulation
parties. He was on the Arctic Field Party in 1951. For the next
several years, he was assigned to ship and field party duties,
then came to Washington as assistant to the chief of the chart
division, and was chief of that division in 1962-1963. He attended
the Armed Forces Staff College in 1960. For 2 years, prior to
going to Salt Lake, he was executive and commanding officer
of the US Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER.
The Paulsons are moving to Las Vegas, Nevada to make their home.
ESSA CORPS BULLETIN, 4/1/1969