He later moved to Sumner where he owned the Sumner Farmer's Supply. He was a WWI veteran and he ran for congress in 1938. He was a member of the Valley Riding Club and a number of faternal organizations.
In 1933, when Willard V. Young bought the Hewitt Lea Funck company, Emmanuel Pasquier was the plant foreman and Charlie worked at the plant. Young and his company would also have a strong connection with another Pasquier.
In 1932, at the height of the Great Depression, Mike Pasquier completed his Chemical Engineering Degree at UW, and moved home to Sumner. He spent some time in his parent's basement experimenting with various wood glues for Willard V. Young.
In 1934 Mike went to work for Harbor Plywood in Aberdeen, Washington. He was assigned to their labratory, where he and two other chemists, Dr. James Nevin and Bill Martin developed a waterproof plywood that opened up the use of plywood in all kinds of weather sensitive construction. It was named Super Harbord and it opened up new markets in the mauufacturing of watercraft, the exterior siding industry and home and farm building construction.
In 1937, Mike was hired by M and M Woodworking in Portland, Oregon to take charge of production of waterproof, exterior plywood. He eventually became assistant to the president.