Organizations/VIPs/Other Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Recipient, Atheist in a Foxhole award, Freedom From Religious Foundation, 2006
In 1989, Paulson sued the City of San Diego to remove a cross from city property on top of Mt. Soledad, claiming that the cross violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Paulson won the case, but it was appealed numerous times. After his death, new plaintiffs took on the case. The Supreme Court declined to hear it in 2012.
Instructor of computer and business classes, National University, San Diego
Member, 173rd Airborne Brigade Association chapter, San Diego
Served in Vietnam as a Combat Paratrooper, Light Weapons Infantyman and Pointman with Company C, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, 1966-1968
MS, Management of Information Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison, year not known
Master's degree, Public Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison, year not known
BA, Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison, year not known
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Died of liver cancer on Oct. 25, 2006
Enlisted in the Army at age 18 to take his brother's place in the draft
Was the grandson of a Lutheran minister, but became an atheist