Party affiliation: Democrat
Paul Beaver, museum curator, zoologist. Recipient award of appreciation Friends of Furred and Feathered, 1983; achievement award National Wildlife Rehabilitation Association, 1984. Member Animal Behavior Society, American Association Zoological Parks and Aquariums, National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (board directors since 1982, past chairman), Explorers; Lodge: Rotary.
Assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1976-1977, University Washington, Seattle, 1977-1978. Director Willowbrook Wildlife Center, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1978-1982. Special assistant Brookfield Zoo, Illinois, 1982-1983.
Curator natural science Science Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1983-1986. Director research Quabaug Bird Foundation, Ware, Massachusetts, since 1983. Founder, group leader Amazon Jungle Tours, Ware, since 1985.
Adviser to board Naturalists Club, Springfield, since 1984.