Paul J. Riecke
Born on August 18, 1953 in Eureka, California
First camera: Kodak Brownie Starflash (127)
Yearbook photographer for St. Bernard’s High School (Class of 1971)
Newspaper photographer for College of the Redwoods (Class of 1985, AA, General Transfer) and Humboldt State University (Class of 1988, BA English; 1991, MA, English Literature)
Worked as Photo Salesperson and Photographic Technician at Swanlund’s Camera Shop and as a
Computer Tape Librarian, Data Control Coordinator, and Intelligence Specialist while in the USMC
(1974-78, 1980-82, 1982-1986, 1991-1992).