Born October 29, 1933, in Plymouth County. Son of E.O. and Ruth James Paulin. Graduated from Union Consolidated High School, attended Westmar College, three years. Wife, Ramona, Children Tamara, Jordan, Richard, Barbara and Dianne. U.S. Navy, Korean conflict, 1952-56. Presbyterian. Former mayor of Le Mars and former hospital trustee. Member, Farm Bureau; Le Mars Chamber of Commerce, past president; Sertoma Club, past president; American Legion; Elks, past senior trustee; Iowa-Nebraska Kitchen Dealers, past president; Tennis Association; Plymouth County Republicans, past chairman; Le Mars Development Corp., past president; Ducks Unlimited; Community Theatre, Vice Pres. An Independent Manufacturers representative and president of building materials firm. Second Term.