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John Patrick Cummings

John Patrick Cummings, American optometrist. Recipient Sheridan Community Distinguished Service award, 1982, Jaycee of Year award, 1979-1980.


  • Cummings, John Patrick was born on December 17, 1952 in Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. Son of John Francis and Ivy Lee (Borksdale) Cummings.

  • Education

    • AS, Sheridan College, 1973. Bachelor of Science, Pacific University, 1975. OD, Pacific University, 1977.


    • General practice optometry, Sheridan, Wyoming, from 1977. President Who. Vision Service, 1984—1986. Consultant optometrist Sheridan Veterans Administration Medical Center.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member National Ski Patrol, assistant patrol leader, 1980, junior advisory, 1980—1983, regional first aid advisory, 1982—1983, division first aid advisor, 1982—1984, national 1st aid committee. Member Story-Banner Volunteer Emergency Service. Board directors Wyoming Youth Foundation, Crime Stoppers.

    Member of Sheridan County Chamber of C. (ambassador), American Optometric Association (charter member contact lens section, Wyoming Optometrist of Year 1987), Association VA Optometrists, Sheridan County Pilots Association (board directors), Lions.


    • Married Pamela Gwen Miller, August 30, 1981.
    • father: John Francis Cummings
    • mother: Ivy Lee (Borksdale) Cummings
    • spouse: Pamela Gwen Miller
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    Born December 17, 1952
    Died July 12, 2009
    (aged 56)