Judge Haskell Paul was a resolute man who dedicated his life to serving the Chickasaw people. Often referred to as a “walking history book,” Paul was an authority on the Chickasaw culture.
He was born in 1907, and spent many years of his life on the Chickasaw Cultural Committee. He represented the Chickasaw Nation on the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes for 20 years. While Paul served on various committees, he was also a judge for the Chickasaw Tribal Court.