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Paul Gunnar Valdemar Hansen
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Birth: May 22, 1890
Ribe, Denmark
Death: Dec. 26, 1945
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Chicago Tribune (IL) - December 31, 1945 Paul V. Hansen dies; Won Note For Tattooing: Paul V. Hansen, 55, who decorated soldiers and sailors of two wars in his tattooing shop at 620 S. State st., died yesterday of pneumonia. He weighed 350 pounds. His daily walk with a small white dog made him one of the best known figures in the carnival like stretch of State st., just south of the loop. Hansen caught public attention recently when he tattooed the likeness of a $25 war bond on a customer's chest. He had been in business in one shop more than 30 years. His patrons included chorus girls from the burlesque houses. Jack Rubens, investigator for the public administrator, said Hansen had $400 in a bank account and a safety deposit box, which Rubens said he would open 
Mount Glenwood Memory Gardens (West)
Willow Springs
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Carmen Forquer Nyssen
Record added: Feb 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85198878
Paul Gunnar Valdemar Hansen
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