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Travel company executive

Paul McCord Niskanen, American travel company executive. Decorated knight 1st Class Order White Rose Republic of Finland. member of advisory board Cunard Line, 1996-1998.; Member Scandinavian Heritage Foundation (board directors 1984).


Niskanen, Paul McCord was born on July 6, 1943 in Bend, Oregon, United States. Son of William Arthur and Nina Elizabeth (McCord) Niskanen.


Bachelor, Stanford University, 1965. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1966.


Financial analyst Kimberley-Clark Corporation, Neenah, Wisconsin, 1966-1968. Business manager Avent Inc. subsidiary Kimberley-Ckark Corporation, Tucson, 1968-1970. Vice president, general manager Pacific Trailways Bus Line, Portland, Oregon, 1970-1981.

Chairman board, owner Niskanen & Jones, Inc., Moab, Utah, since 1982, Perspectives, Inc., Portland. Co-owner Cruise Masters, Beaverton, Oregon, since 1989.


Appt. consul for Finland, since 1980. Active Governor's Travel Advisory Committee, Salem, Oregon, 1976-1981. 1st president Oregon Hospitality and Visitors Association, Portland, 1977-1978.

Board dir.s Suomi College, Hancock, Michigan, since 1981. National co-chairman Dole for President Committee, 1987. Co-chairman Vistory 88.

Member advisory board Cunard Line, 1996-1998, Holland American Line, since 2000. Member Scandinavian Heritage Foundation (board directors 1985).


Married Christine Campbell. 1 son, Tapio.

William Arthur Niskanen

Nina Elizabeth (McCord) Niskanen

Christine Campbell