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Paul Coulter Cullom Sr.  



Name: Paul Coulter Cullom Sr.
Birth: 11 Feb 1904
Death: Dec 1973 - Paradise Valley, Maricopa, Arizona,


Paul's father is -
    GEORGE C. Cullom, prominent business man of Frankfort, is an alumnus of two of Indiana's best known higher institutions of learning, Butler and Purdue, and has had thirty- five years of active business experience, at first as a druggist at Frankfort and for the past fifteen years as an executive of the wholesale house of W. M. Shafor & Company.

    Mr. Cullom was born on a farm near Culver's Station in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, November 23, 1872, son of W. H. and Mary (Bausman) Cullom. His early environment was a farm, with attendance at rural schools, and in 1889, at the age of seventeen he entered Butler College. He was there three years, and contributed to the budding prestige of Butler College athletics, being a member of the football team of 1890 and 1891, a championship team both years. In 1892 he entered the School of Pharmacy of Purdue University at Lafayette, graduating in 1894. At Purdue he also played baseball and football and was a member of the Purdue championship football team of the early 1890s, and it was thirty-five years before the university was able to repeat and again claim the honors of a championship in Middle West football.

    Mr. Cullom after graduating from Purdue became a member of the firm Cullom & Rous, druggists at Frankfort. He sold his interest to Mr. Rous in 1900 and following that was a partner with Charles Ashman in the drug business until 1914, when he sold out. Leaving the drug field, he became associated with the W. M. Shafor & Company, wholesale grocers. He acquired a financial interest in the corporation, was made secretary and treasurer, and still holds those executive offices, and is also sales manager.

    Mr. Cullom through the years has been a leader in organized commercial, civic and social activities at Frankfort. He helped organize the first Chamber of Commerce and was its president two years, and is now vice president of the Rotary Club. In 1928 he was one of the local men who founded the Country Club, and in 1929 he succeeded E. O. Burget as president of the club. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity and B. P. O. Elks, is a Republican, and he and his family are Presbyterians.

    He married, November 22, 1899, Miss Maude Coulter, daughter of David Alexander and Mary (Depew) Coulter, of Frankfort. Their only child is Paul Coulter Cullom, who was born February 11, 1904, and is now connected with the Fletcher-American Company of Indianapolis. Paul C. Cullom married in September, 1928, Miss Esther Harding, of Des Moines, Iowa.

    INDIANA ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS OF AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT Vol. 5 By Charles Roll, A.M. The Lewis Publishing Company, 1931
his son Paul C. Cullom Jr.
    1960 May 25 - Erudite Youth Paul C. Cullom Jr. High School Salutatrorian in Arizona

    Paul C. Cullom Jr. East Shore Drive summer resident and former Culver Summer Schools student, has been named salutatorian of the class of 1960 at Scotsdale (Arizona) High School.

    The Phoenix Gazette, in saluting the well known scholastic wizard, tennis champion, and yachtsman, has this to say about the pop ular former Frankfort, Ind. young man:

    "Paul is a member of the (lGerman Club, Jets , Mu Alpha Theta, and National Honor Society. He played varsity tennis for two years and attended Boys State last summer. He transferred to Scottsdale from Judson School for his junior and senior years. Paul hopes to major in medicine at Stanford."

    Paul's proud parents. Mr. and Mrs . Paul C. C ullom are among the Lake summer colony' s most popular couples. "Hop", prominent Hoosier banker , is a former commodore of the Maxinkuckee Yachte Club.


Paul Coulter Cullom married in September, 1928, Esther Harding, of Des Moines, Iowa Birth: 15 Jun 1905 Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, Death: 13 Oct 2005 - La Jolla, San Diego, California






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