Born in Bavaria on Oct. 27, 1882. Richter came to the U.S. in 1911 and moved to Stockton, CA in 1925. During the Depression he was a photographer for the WPA. His last years were spent in
San Francisco where he died on May 12, 1941.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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