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James Lyman Bingham

James Lyman Bingham, American association executive. Served as Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1918, General manager track and field athletics Olympic Games Los Angeles, 1932; member advising committee New York World’s Fair; Member Sigma Phi Epsilon.; Mason (Shriner).

Background

  • Bingham, James Lyman was born on February 25, 1892 in Brookfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Lyman and Carrie Elizabeth (Van Brunt) Bingham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Denver, 1916.

    Career

    • Instructor Loveland (Colorado) High School, 1916-1917. Director athletics U. Denver, 1919-1930. Assistant to president Amateur Athletic Union United States, Chicago, 1930-1950.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1918, General manager track and field athletics Olympic Games Los Angeles, 1932. Member advising committee New York World’s Fair. Member Sigma Phi Epsilon.

    Mason (Shriner).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Hess Wright, August 20, 1919. Children: Barbara Ann, Betty Jean.
    • father: Lyman Bingham
    • mother: Carrie Elizabeth (Van Brunt) Bingham
    • spouse: Helen Hess Wright
    • children: Barbara Ann Bingham
    • Betty Jean Bingham
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    Born February 25, 1892
    Died March 9, 1981
    (aged 89)
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