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rancher , credit corporation owner

Clifford Franklin Poynor, American credit corporation owner, rancher. Recipient Paul Harris award Rotary International, 1989.


Poynor, Clifford Franklin was born on July 19, 1931 in Malvern, Arkansas, United States. Son of Robert Wilson and Maydelle (Daniel) Poynor.


Student, Texas Technology University, 1959.


Minister Church of Christ, Lubbock, Texas, 1950-1959. Owner, president Poynors Home & Auto, Inc., Portales, New Mexico, 1959-1993, Poynors Credit Corporation Inc., Portales, since 1965. Rancher Frank Poynor Ranch, since 1966.

Member advisory board White Stores Inc., Wichita Falls, Texas, 1964-1985, Oklahoma Tire and Supply, Inc., Tulsa, 1985-1988, Coast to Coast Stores, Denver, 1988-1993.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to newspapers.


Trustee Poynors Profit Sharing Plan, Portales, 1970-1998. Board directors Roosevelt County (New Mexico) Water Cooperative, 1971-1974, Children's Trust Fund, New Mexico, 1995-2000. County chairman Roosevelt County Republican Party, 1994-1999.

Treasurer, board directors New Mexico Christian Academy, 1994-1999. Elder Southside Church of Christ, 1985-1999. Board directors Bible Chair, Eastern New Mexico University, 1985-1990.

Member International Christian Cycling Club (club director 1990-1996), Portales Rotary Club (president 1988-1990), Portales Ministerial Alliance, Roosevelt County Chamber of Chamber (board directors).


  • Other Interests

    Flying, fishing, bicycling, reading, investing.


Married Margie Lanell Gregg, May 20, 1952. Children: Renae Riley, Denise Carthel, Fran Pohlman.

Robert Wilson Poynor

Maydelle (Daniel) Poynor

Margie Lanell Gregg

Renae Riley Poynor

Denise Carthel Poynor

Fran Pohlman Poynor