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Lawyer

Ellis Lyons was American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1939, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1946. Served to lieutenant United States Coast Guard, 1943-1945. Member District of Columbia Bar, Bar Association District of Columbia, Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Epsilon Rho.

Background

Lyons, Ellis was born on March 24, 1915 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles and Anna (Abrams) Lyons.

Education

Student, University Scranton, 1933-1934;Bachelor of Arts (College scholar), Oberlin College, 1936;Juris Doctor (University fellow), Northwestern University, 1939;Doctor of Laws honorary, Pennsylvania College Optometry, 1983.

Career

Attorney, Department Justice, 1940-1943;special assistant to, United States Attorney General, 1945-1950;chief legal consultant, unites states department Justice, 1950-1953;acting assistant attorney general United States, 1952-1953;partner firm, Perlman, Lyons and Emmerglick (and predecessors), Washington, 1953-1965;partner firm, Volpe, Boskey and Lyons, Washington, 1965-1996;of counsel, 1995-1996. Instructor business law American U., 1963-1966. General counsel American Optometric Association, 1968-1994.

General counsel, secretary American Automotive Leasing Association, 1960-1993, Equipment Leasing Association American, 1961-1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1939, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1946.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Coast Guard, 1943-1945. Member District of Columbia Bar, Bar Association District of Columbia, Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Epsilon Rho.

Connections

Married Anita Chester, June 12, 1952. Children: Charles, Cathy.

father:
Charles Lyons

mother:
Anna (Abrams) Lyons

spouse:
Anita Chester

child:
Charles Lyons

child:
Cathy Lyons