St. Paul and Tacoma Lumber The Daily Chronicle Centralia, WA January 18, 1956 Page 10, Column 4
at Norman, pres. said, had as a Ex-Millrhan Passes OLYMPIA -- William Gustafson one of the original stockholders of :he Olympia Veneer company, die Monday in an Olympia hospital after an illness of several months He was born in Finland June 3 1897, and came to the United States in 1915. He became associated ihe plywood industry in 1921 the Olympia Veneer company was organized, and was general super- iitendent of the.plant for 29 He was retained as general superintendent superintendent 1 after the original company was purchased by the St. Paul and Tacoma Lumber company several years ago. Gustafson retired last August."