Maule graduated from Douglas County High School in Gardnerville in 1943 and signed up to serve in the U.S. Navy through the end of the war in 1946.
Following in his
father's footsteps, he
enrolled in Oregon State University's
forestry program and went to work for the U.S.Forest Service
graduation in 1950.
It was in 1950 that he
met and married the former Arlene "Patsy" Hand Maule of Reno.According to the biography appearing in his book "Minden, Nevada: the Story of a Unique Town," he served in many western forests before becoming supervisor of Olympic National Forest.His last assignment for the Forest Service was as Assistant Director of Lands in Washington, D.C.He retired from the Forest Service in 1980 and returned home to Minden.He was involved with St. Mark's Methodist Church in Santa Barbara, past president of Pollock Pines Rotary & Minden Rotary, member of the Society of American Foresters, Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, and the Historical Society of Douglas County. Minden Town Board chairman Ross Chichester honored Maule at Wednesday's meeting, expressing condolences to the family.
...Maule was a member of the planning committee for the Minden Centennial.
was very instrumental in our committee meetings for the centennial celebrations," Chichester said.