Download Full Text (46 KB)
Paul jumped a single year at Missoula. He was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War, serving 23 years in the Army Air Corps and then the Air Force. A native of Grantsdale, Mont., he died December 12, 1997, in Hamilton, Montana, after a 10-month battle with cancer. Paul was born December 25, 1921.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Vance, Paul S. (Missoula 1946)" (2010). Smokejumper Obituaries. 909.