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Stephen Wesley Lyman, American optical supply company executive. License optician, South Carolina.


Lyman, Stephen Wesley was born on August 18, 1945 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of Osman Prouse and Mary Ann (Wesley) Lyman.


Student, Gardner-Webb College, 1963-1965;student, University South Carolina., 1970-1972.


Apprentice lens grinder, Columbia Optical Supply, Inc., 1972-1975;laboratory technician, Columbia Optical Supply, Inc., 1975-1977;vice president, manager, Columbia Optical Supply, Inc., 1977-1979;president, chief Executive officer, Columbia Optical Supply, Inc., since 1979.


Member National Republican Congressional Committee, 1976, Republican National Committee, since 1981. With United States Navy, 1966-1970, Vietnam. Member American Board Opticianry, OpticalLabs.

Association (national board directors 1990, regional board directors 1983, 87, nominating committee 1984, 87, 89), Southeastern Optical Laboratory Association (past officer).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, boating, yard work, bowling, cooking.


Married Cathy Murff, September 15, 1984.