Arthur A. Poulin, Jr. Age 95, died on November 5, 2017 at Lecanto, FL. He was born in Ithaca, New York, son of Arthur A. Poulin and Blanche Marquis Poulin and moved to Springvale, Maine at an early age and graduated from Sanford High School in 1939. He attended Burdett College, Harvard Business School and University of Maryland. After Pearl Harbor he enlisted as a Private, and retired as Major, US Army, having served in the European and Pacific Theaters, during World War II and the Korean War. He later received an appointment as an Immigration Officer, with the US Immigration and Naturalization Service and held a variety of assignments in Texas, Vermont, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, Japan, and Portland, ME. He retired in 1985, as Immigration Director for Northern New England.
Arthur was active in many professional and fraternal organizations. Past President International Law Enforcement Association, Past President of Immigration Directors, Past President of the Maine Council of Federal Agencies, a member of the Federal Law Enforcement Association. He was a 65 year life member of the Portland Maine Lodge of Elks, Life member of the Retired Officers Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Cornerstone Lodge of Masons, Portland, ME, Nitram Masonic Lodge 188, St. Petersburg, FL. and Knights of Malta. He was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Old Roman Catholic Church, Pinellas Park, FL.
He was pre-deceased by his wife Constance Root Poulin and is survived by his daughters Katrina P. Lane, Lecanto, FL, Stacie P. Doherty, Atlantic Beach, FL. and granddaughter Britta Doherty, Jacksonville, FL; a sister, Dr. Muriel A. Poulin and two brothers Paul L. Poulin of Springvale, ME and brother Robert J. Poulin, York Beach, ME.
Burial will be held in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Springvale, Maine, October 26, 2018 at 10 AM