PAUL ARTHUR HANNA, 93, of Prescott, AZ, died peacefully on Jan. 20, 2011. He was born in Crystal City, MO, Sept. 25, 1917, son of the late Harold and Bertha Hanna. Harriet Jane Hanna, Paul’s devoted wife of 55 years, preceded him in death, as did his six younger siblings. Paul is survived by his two loving daughters, Charlotte Brumit and Georgeanne Hanna, 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren.
Paul earned his AB degree with honors in Business Administration from University of MO Columbia, 1940. During WWII, he served in the US Army, 1941–46, first in the states and then in Japan, attaining the rank of Major. While stateside, Paul married Harriet Cool, 1943.
Paul returned to UMC as Business Manager, 1946–54 and earned his JD Degree in Law, 1953. He then moved to Dearborn, MI to the Office of General Counsel Ford Motor Co., 1954-58. Subsequently, Paul moved to California to assume a series of positions with Ford Aerospace, Aeronutronic Div.: Asst. General Counsel, 1959-62; Manager Contracts, 1962-64; Controller, 1964-66.