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Paul M Elwell ’25

Paul M. Elwell ’25, November 4, 1995, in Vancouver, Washington. He attended Reed from 1922 to 1924 and earned a law degree from the University of Oregon Law School. He also did postgraduate work at Harvard University. He lived for most of his life in Vancouver, Washington, where he was a justice of the peace for Clark County for 30 years. He married Lucille MacGorty in 1924, who died in 1986. He was a member of the Washington State and Clark County Bar Associations, the Vancouver Elks Lodge, the Vancouver Eagles Aerie, and the Lower Columbia Peace Officers Association, and he was involved with both the Portland and Vancouver Rose Societies. He also enjoyed ballroom dancing. Survivors include a son, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 1996

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