Warden Paul S. Smith
Warden Paul S. Smith, died on Dec 19, 1970 while SCUBA diving on duty off shore Pt. Mendocino.
He was 37 years old.
Information from Eureka times Standard, December 12, 1970: Warden Smith was diving with other DFG employees. He signaled his companions he was getting low on oxygen and started toward shore. He did not reach shore.
Sources: Ukiah Daily Journal Dec 21 Pg 1 Col 3 mid
(Eureka) The Times Standard Dec 20 Pg 1 Col 8 mid-top