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Clifford Mark Brittain

Clifford Mark Brittain, American optometrist. Certified North Carolina Board Examiners in Optometry. Recipient Certified of Appreciation, Government of Haiti, 1985, Government of Guatemala, 1987, Government of Antigua, 1989.


  • Brittain, Clifford Mark was born on November 22, 1958 in Salisbury, North Carolina, United States. Son of Clifford Gray and Dare (Miller) Brittain.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1980. OD, Pennsylvania College Optometry, 1985.


    • Private practice optometry, Salisbury, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Certified North Carolina Board Examiners in Optometry.


    Leadership appointments should reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Christ died on the cross to give humans the promise of everlasting life, but this requires that each individual accepts Christ into his life and asks for forgiveness.

    Denomination: Baptist


    The strong feature of Baptism is that prayers are not only led by a minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.


    Board directors Rowan County Friends for Youth, Salisbury, since 1988, Rowan Helping Ministries-Dial Help, Salisbury, since 1988. Director Crop Walk for World Hunger, Salisbury, 1987-1989. Member American Optometric Association (low vision section since 1986), American Public Health Association, North Carolina State Optometric Society, Rowan County Literacy Society (tutor), Rowan County Kiwanis (president 1991-1992).



    Tennis, basketball, skiing, reading.


    • Married Jane Elizabeth Gwaltney, December 29, 1990. Children: Julie Ferguson, Joel Clifford.
    • father: Clifford Gray Brittain
    • mother: Dare (Miller) Brittain
    • spouse: Jane Elizabeth Gwaltney
    • children: Julie Ferguson Brittain
    • Joel Clifford Brittain
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    Born November 22, 1958
    (age 58)