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Linda Lyon Van Voorhis

Linda Lyon Van Voorhis, American poet.


  • Voorhis, Linda Lyon Van was born on May 7, 1902 in Rochester, New York, United States. Daughter of Edmund and Carolyn H. (Talcott) Lyon.

  • Education

    • Student, Masters School, Dobbs Ferry.


    • Author: June's Verses, 1924, More June's Verses, 1935, June in September, 1973. Author: (by Alfred Noyes) The Golden Book of Catholic Poetry, 1946.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Board directors Rochester School Deaf. Fellow: Rochester Academy Medicine (life). Member: English Speaking Union, Rochester Junior League, Rochester Poetry Society, Poetry Society of America, Rochester New York Civic Music Association, Japan International Christian University Foundation, Incorporated, New York York City, Rochester Museum and Science Center, Women's committee Rochester Art Gallery, New York, Century, Chatterbox, Sigma Alpha Iota.


    • Married John Van Voorhis, June 2, 1928. Children: Emily, June Allis, Eugene.
    • father: Edmund Lyon
    • mother: Carolyn H. (Talcott) Lyon
    • spouse: John Van Voorhis
    • children: Emily Voorhis
    • June Allis Voorhis
    • Eugene Voorhis
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