Born in 1946 in Waterville Maine graduated from high school in Portsmouth New Hampshire in 1964 served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 to 1968 during the Vietnam war as the sole pharmacy tech aboard the USS America. Honorably discharged in December 1968.

Graduated from the University of Florida in June 1972 with Bachelors degree in business management. Founded J Paul Clothiers and purchased Jay’s Bridal in 1987. Ran both businesses until 1993. Retired business owner of 25 years. 


Paul J. Rhodenizer
Retired Business Owner
Candidate for Gainesville City Commissioner
At Large Seat 2