Story: Silva, Paul Thomas

Axeman extraordinaire

Axeman extraordinaire

The immensely strong Paul Silva is shown competing in a wood-chopping event, about 1950. At this time he was at the height of his powers.

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Jamie Mackay. 'Silva, Paul Thomas', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 January 2022)