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Richard William Phillips

Richard William Phillips, American optometrist. License to practice optometry 1978. President Johnson City Community Theatre, 1981—1983, since 1985, treasurer, 1984—1985; Member of American Optometric Association, Tennessee Optometric Association, North-East Tennessee Optometric Society (president 1980-1981, since 1985).

Background

  • Phillips, Richard William was born on October 4, 1952 in Pittsfield, Illinois, United States. Son of George Richard and Rebecca Rose (Brumett) Phillips.

  • Education

    • Student, University South, 1971. Student, East Tennessee State University, 1971. Bachelor of Science in Biology, Milligan College, 1974.

      OD, Southern College Optometry, 1978.

    Career

    • Associate Gaby & Parris PC, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1978—1980. Private practice Gray, 1980—1984. Partner Wilson Eye Clinic, Johnson City, since 1985.

      Served to captain United States Air Force Reserve, 1980-1983.

    Major achievements

    • License to practice optometry 1978.

    Membership

    President Johnson City Community Theatre, 1981—1983, since 1985, treasurer, 1984—1985. Member of American Optometric Association, Tennessee Optometric Association, North-East Tennessee Optometric Society (president 1980-1981, since 1985).

    Personality

    Interests

    Acting, directing.

    Connections

    • Married Janie Rhea Wexler, August 30, 1975. Children: Melissa Rhea, Richard Jerome.
    • father: George Richard Phillips
    • mother: Rebecca Rose (Brumett) Phillips
    • spouse: Janie Rhea Wexler
    • children: Melissa Rhea Phillips
    • Richard Jerome Phillips
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    Born October 4, 1952
    (age 65)
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