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LeRoy Springs Lyon
  Major General, United States Army
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Le Roy Springs Lyon of Virginia
Appointed from Virginia, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 16 June 1887 (7)
Second Lieuenant, 7th U. S. Cavalry, 12 June 1891
Transferred to the 2nd U. S. Artillery, 1 October1891
First Lieutenant, 18 September 1898
Cpatain, 8 May 1901

The Colonel served in World War I.

Colonel Lyon was born 15 October 1866 and died on 23 February 1920.  He and his wife, Hariette Amsden Lyon (29 December 1876-24 September 1961) are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.  She outlived her soldier by 41 years.


Posted: 4 September 2006
US Miltiary Academy (West Point) SEAL

Distinguished Service Medal

LS Lyon Gravesite PHOTO

LS Lyon Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, December 2004