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publisher , marine fisheries consultant

Henry Lyman was American publisher, marine fisheries consultant.


Lyman, Henry was born on October 30, 1915 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry and Elizabeth (Cabot) Lyman.


AB cum laude, Harvard College, 1937.


Reporter, Cape Cod Colonial, Hyannis, Massachusetts, 1937-1938;reporter, Athol Daily News, Massachusetts, 1938-1940;editor, Open Road Public Company, Boston, 1946-1948;publisher, Salt Water Sportsman, Boston, 1948-1985;public emeritus, Salt Water Sportsman, Boston, since 1985. Advisor International Convention Conservation of Atlantic Tunas, Washington, 1976-1986, New England Fishery Management Council, Saugus, Massachusetts, since 1980. Board directors Atlantic Salmon Federation, New York City, National Coalition for Marine Conservation, Savannah, Georgia, Environmental League Massachusetts, Boston.

Member United States section North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1983-1992.



Trustee New England Aquarium, Boston, 1973-1988, life trustee, since 1988. Founding. trustee Coldwater Conservation Fund, Vienna, Virginia, since 1993. Trustee Manomet Observatory, Massachusetts, 1978-1990, honorary trustee, since 1990.

Board directors Samual Cabot, Inc., Boston, 1974-1991, Fund for Preservation of Wildlife and Natural Areas, Boston, 1979-1989. Incorporator Harvard Magazine, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1979. Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1946, 52-53.

Member National Wildlife Federation (board directors 1983-1989), New England Outdoor Writers Association (life., board directors 1960-1962), Outdoor Writers Association American, Tavern Club (secretary 1980-1983, president 1983-1984), Harvard Club, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: angling; hunting.


Married Marjorie Borum, June 27, 1953 (deceased March 1996).

Henry Lyman

Elizabeth (Cabot) Lyman

Marjorie Borum