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Harlan Jay Vander Griend

Harlan Jay Vander Griend, American optometrist. Member Sheldon Industrial Development Corporation; Member American Optometric Association, Iowa Optometric Association (treasurer since 1982); Western Iowa Study Group (president 1982-1984), Sheldon Chamber of Commerce. Club: Sheldon Country (secretary 1983). Lodge: Lions (president Sheldon 1984-1985).

Background

  • Griend, Harlan Jay Vander was born on November 12, 1951 in Sheldon, Iowa, United States. Son of Sidney and Marie A. (Alons) Vander Griend.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Calvin College, 1974. OD, Illinois College Optometry, Chicago, 1978.

    Career

    • Associate Doctor R.B. Tuberty, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1978-1979. Private practice optometry Sheldon, since 1979. Vice president Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity, Des Moines, since 1986.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Membership

    Member Sheldon Industrial Development Corporation. Member American Optometric Association, Iowa Optometric Association (treasurer since 1982). Western Iowa Study Group (president 1982-1984), Sheldon Chamber of Commerce.

    Club: Sheldon Country (secretary 1983). Lodge: Lions (president Sheldon 1984-1985).

    Personality

    Interests

    Cross country running, golf, swimming, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Elaine Heikens, June 1, 1974. Children: Sara Joy, Samuel Jay, Sally Marie.
    • father: Sidney Griend
    • mother: Marie A. (Alons) Vander Griend
    • spouse: Diane Elaine Heikens
    • children: Sara Joy Griend
    • Samuel Jay Griend
    • Sally Marie Griend
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    Born November 12, 1951
    (age 66)
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