Class of 2014

Paul E. Papineau is a Central Falls, RI native who resides in Woonsocket.

He was employed for 30-years as an educator in the Department of Defense dependents school system.

Paul taught in schools in the Azores, France and the Netherlands. He retired in 1991 as the Principal of the American Elementary School in Worms, Germany.

Since his retirement, Paul has volunteered as a docent at the Museum of Work and Culture in Woonsocket, the John Brown House in Providence…the Slater Mill in Pawtucket, and he leads guided tours of Providence, Newport and other sites in the area.

He is an avid drum and bugle corps enthusiast and marches in various corps around New England.

Besides his membership in the AFGS, Paul is a member of the Club Richelieu Etas Unis. Alliance Francaise, the American Overseas Schools Historical Society, the Rhode Island Historical Society and the Woonsocket Historical Society.

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