Henry W. Lyon, ca. 1895

Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum


Admiral Henry W. Lyon, who had a distinguished Naval career, in his uniform.

Lyon and his wife, Liela, bought a house in Paris Hill in 1899 and moved there full time when he retired from the Navy in 1907.

He was honored for his service in the Spanish-American war where he commanded the U. S. S. Dolphin.

Lyon's son, Henry W. Lyon, Jr. was the navigator on the first trans-Pacific flight from California to Australia.

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About This Item

  • Title: Henry W. Lyon, ca. 1895
  • Creator: H. Pierre Smith Co., San Francisco
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Town: Paris
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 29.5 cm x 21.5 cm
  • Local Code: 2002.014013
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
(207) 743-2980

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