Popple, Paul M., 1920-1994


Popple, Paul M., 1920-1994


Bio: Paul M. Popple was born in Chicago in 1920 and graduated from Northwestern University. During World War II, he served in the Army in Europe. In 1948, he joined the Foreign Service and in 1964 and 1965, Popple was detailed to the White House where he served President Lyndon Johnson as Staff Assistant in 1964, Assistant for Correspondence from 1965 to 1967, and supervised White House mail operations from 1964 to 1966. Popple was consul general in Milan and retired in 1981 as consul general in Melbourne, Australia. In retirement, he lived in Montagnana, Italy, where he died of cancer on July 4, 1994.


LBJ Connection: White House Staff Assistant, 1964, Assistant for Correspondence, 1965 - 1967