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Clifford Franklin Poynor

Clifford Franklin Poynor, American credit corporation owner, rancher. Recipient Paul Harris award Rotary International, 1989.


  • Poynor, Clifford Franklin was born on July 19, 1931 in Malvern, Arkansas, United States. Son of Robert Wilson and Maydelle (Daniel) Poynor.

  • Education

    • Student, Texas Technology University, 1959.


    • Minister Church of Christ, Lubbock, Texas, 1950-1959. Owner, president Poynors Home & Auto, Inc., Portales, New Mexico, 1959-1993, Poynors Credit Corporation Inc., Portales, since 1965. Rancher Frank Poynor Ranch, since 1966.

      Member advisory board White Stores Inc., Wichita Falls, Texas, 1964-1985, Oklahoma Tire and Supply, Inc., Tulsa, 1985-1988, Coast to Coast Stores, Denver, 1988-1993.


    • Contributor articles to newspapers.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Church of Christ


    Trustee Poynors Profit Sharing Plan, Portales, 1970-1998. Board directors Roosevelt County (New Mexico) Water Cooperative, 1971-1974, Children's Trust Fund, New Mexico, 1995-2000. County chairman Roosevelt County Republican Party, 1994-1999.

    Treasurer, board directors New Mexico Christian Academy, 1994-1999. Elder Southside Church of Christ, 1985-1999. Board directors Bible Chair, Eastern New Mexico University, 1985-1990.

    Member International Christian Cycling Club (club director 1990-1996), Portales Rotary Club (president 1988-1990), Portales Ministerial Alliance, Roosevelt County Chamber of Chamber (board directors).



    Flying, fishing, bicycling, reading, investing.


    • Married Margie Lanell Gregg, May 20, 1952. Children: Renae Riley, Denise Carthel, Fran Pohlman.
    • father: Robert Wilson Poynor
    • mother: Maydelle (Daniel) Poynor
    • spouse: Margie Lanell Gregg
    • children: Renae Riley Poynor
    • Denise Carthel Poynor
    • Fran Pohlman Poynor
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    • 1959
      Texas Technology University
    • 1950 - 1959
      Minister Church of Christ
      Lubbock, Texas, United States
    • 1965
      Portales, New Mexico, United States
    • 1966
      rancher Frank Poynor Ranch