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Richard Raymond Metsker

Richard Raymond Metsker, American optician. Certified American Board Opticianry, licensed Tennessee State Board Dispensing Opticians. Named Optician of Year, 1984.

Background

  • Metsker, Richard Raymond was born on August 7, 1945 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Richard Raymond Metsker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry, Belmont College, Nashville, 1969.

    Career

    • With White-Wright Optical Company, 1969-1973. Optician Milam Optical Company, 1973-1975. Owner Dick Metsker's Optical Fashions, Nashville, since 1975.

      Contact lens specialist department ophthalmology Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville.

    Major achievements

    • Certified American Board Opticianry, licensed Tennessee State Board Dispensing Opticians.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Belmont College Alumni Association Preservation for Tennessee Antiquities, Tennessee chapter American Lung Association, American Heart Association Served to sergeant United States Army, 1963-1969. Member Contact Lens Society of America, Opticians Association American (past convention chairman), Guild of Prescription Opticians, Tennessee Dispensing Opticians Association (past president, vice president and secretary), International Academy Opticianry.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Metsker, June 7, 1970.
    • father: Richard Raymond M. Metsker
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Metsker
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    Born August 7, 1945
    (age 72)
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