Paul Wesley Foreman 66, a retired mobilization planning officer with the General Services Administration, died of cancer Monday at Fairfax Hospital.
He was responsible at GSA for helping to equip adn staff emergency headquarters for the president should they be necessary in time of war. He retired in 1971, and since then had been a realtor in Alexandria.
Mr. Foreman was born in Cresson, Pa. he enlisted in the Army in 1933. In 1942, he was commissioned in the Army Air Corps and was a bomber pilot in the Pacific and European theaters during World War II.
He came to Washington after his discharge from the service in 1946. He worked for the Navy Department as a budget examiner. He also earned a law degree at Southeastern University and a degree in business administration from American University. He worked briefly for the Hoover commission on the reorganization of the government in the mid-1950s, and then joined GSA in 1957.
Mr. Foreman was a member of the Northern Virginia Board of Realthors Inc. Healso was a member of the American Legion and Grand Lodge of FAAM of the District of Columbia.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann, of the home in Fairfax; two sons, Patrick E, of Chantilly, and James H., of Manassas, and three grandchildren.
The family suggests that expression of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.