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Benjamin Joseph Kister

Benjamin Joseph Kister, American optometrist. Served to lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1976-1978. Member American Optometric Association, Wyoming Optometric Association (treasurer 1981-1984, vice president since 1984, president 1985-1986), Chamber of Commerce, Rotary (chairman youth exchange 1981-1985), Alpha Omega Epsilon, Beta Sigma Kappa.

Background

  • Kister, Benjamin Joseph was born on May 11, 1951 in Worland, Wyoming, United States. Son of Victor and Millie (Lehman) Kister.

  • Education

    • Student, University Wyoming, 1972. Bachelor of Science with honors, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, 1974. OD with distinction, Pacific University, 1976.

    Career

    • Private practice optometry, Riverton, Wyoming, since 1978. State director Optometric Extension Program, Oregon. Member Board Wyoming Vision Service Plan.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1976-1978. Member American Optometric Association, Wyoming Optometric Association (treasurer 1981-1984, vice president since 1984, president 1985-1986), Chamber of Commerce, Rotary (chairman youth exchange 1981-1985), Alpha Omega Epsilon, Beta Sigma Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Dorthy Ellen Baker, December 27, 1972 (divorced). Children: Stephanie Suzanne, Tyson John, Megan Marie, Joshua Joel. Married Debra Ann Roseno, 1994.
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    Born March 11, 1951
    (age 66)