|Skaug, Paul M.|
Nevada State Prison Inmate Case Files
Paul Maynard Skaug
Paul Skaug was convicted of first degree murder in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, on December 16, 1944. He was executed in the gas chamber of the Nevada State Prison in Carson City on February 10, 1947. While committing a burglary on September 16, 1944, Skaug was discovered by the home's owner, Beate Marie Voss, whom he beat and shot to death. He had a previous criminal history of burglary, armed robbery, and attempt to commit murder. Skaug was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on May 7, 1921.