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Charles William Lyons

Clergyman , educator

Charles William Lyons, American clergyman, educator. Decorated Commander Order of the Star, Roumania. Member Military communications of Massachusetts, 1915-1916; member Advisory Board of State Board of Education, Massachusetts, 1916-1917.; Member of the United States Bunker Hill Sesquicentennial Commission, 1925.

Background

Lyons, Charles William was born on January 31, 1868 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Patrick Ambrose and Mary Cecelia (Hagerty) Lyons.

Education

Preparatory education, English High School, Boston. Scientific literature, philosophical and theological courses, Frederick Novitiate and Woodstock College, Maryland. Joined Society of Jesus, 1890.

Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1904. Teacher metaphysics and political economy, St. Francis Xavier College, New York, 1905-1907, Boston College, 1907-1908. President Gonzaga College, Washington, District of Columbia, 1908-1909, St. Joseph’s College, Philadelphia, 1909-1914, Boston College, 1914-1918.

President Georgetown University, October 1, since 1924.

Career

President Gonzaga College, Washington, District of Columbia, 1908-1909, St. Joseph’s College, Philadelphia, 1909-1914, Boston College, 1914-1918. President Georgetown University, Oct.

Membership

Member Military communications of Massachusetts, 1915-1916. Member Advisory Board of State Board of Education, Massachusetts, 1916-1917. Member of the United States Bunker Hill Sesquicentennial Commission, 1925.

Connections

father:
Patrick Ambrose Lyons

mother:
Mary Cecelia (Hagerty) Lyons