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George F. Lyon, American judge. member Chapman & Martin, 1876-1877, of Chapman & Lyon, 1877-1890; member of New York Constl; member of Appellate Div.

Background

Lyon, George F. was born on July 13, 1849 in in town of Barker, Broome Company, New York, United States. Son of Harry and Pamelia A. (Livermore) Lyon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, 1872, Doctor of Laws, 1904.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1875. Member Chapman & Martin, 1876-1877, of Chapman & Lyon, 1877-1890. Member of New York Constitutional Convention, 1894.

Elected justice Supreme Court of New York, 1895. Reëlected on Republican and Democratic tickets, November 1909. Designated a member of Appellate Division for 3d Judicial Department, January 1912.

Official referee, January since 1920.

Membership

Member Chapman & Martin, 1876-1877, of Chapman & Lyon, 1877-1890. Member of New York Constl. Member of Appellate Div.

Connections

Married Elizabeth R. Mather, April.

father:
Harry Lyon

mother:
Pamelia A. (Livermore) Lyon

spouse:
Elizabeth R. Mather