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Virginia Otto Paul, American writer, administrator. Recipient 1st place award for non-fiction National Federation Press Women, 1974, Women of Achievement award Washington State Press Association, 1979, honorarium Washington State University, 1976, Outstanding Service award Home and Family Life Teachers, 1980, Community Service award Kittitas County Centennial Committee, 1983, Outstanding Community Service award Nanum Grange, 1997.


Paul, Virginia Otto was born on March 18, 1917 in Easton, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Clarence and Anne Marie (Streigel) Otto.


Diploma in efficiency, Wilson' Technology School, 1938.


State office secretary Washington Farm Bureau Federal, Ellensburg, 1957-1962, Washington Cattlemen's Association, Ellensburg, 1962-1965. State secretary-treasurer, director communications Washington State Beef Council, 1962-1969. Executive secretary Washington State Beef Commission, 1969-1980.

Speaker various cities in the West, 1950-1985. State director education, promotion and marketing Washington Beef Council and Commission, Ellensburg, 1962-1980. Radio program Washington radio stations, 1963-1980.

Executive director and news photo features United Way Kittitas County, Ellensburg, 1968-1969.



Member Washington State Farm Bureau Federation, Ellensburg, 1950-1975, Kittitas County Farm Bureau, Ellensburg, 1950-1975. Member American Women in Radio and television (chapter president 1977), National Cattlewomen, Washington State Cattlewomen (Cattlewoman of Year award 1991), Kittitas County Cattlewomen, Kittitas County Genealogical Society (vice president 1982, publicity chairman 1984-1995, editor Kittitas Kinfolk 1988-1995).


Married Philip Henry Paul, May 19, 1940 (deceased October 1992). Children: Philip O., J. Stephen, Joseph H., Jeananne.

Clarence Otto

Anne Marie (Streigel) Otto

Philip Henry Paul

Philip O. Paul

J. Stephen Paul

Joseph H. Paul

Jeananne Paul