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John Stanley Lyon

Clergyman

John Stanley Lyon, American clergyman. Member Delta Upsilon.; Club: Bay State (Holyoke). Lectures on industrial and economics problems.

Background

Lyon, John Stanley was born on January 28, 1861 in Winhall, Vermont, United States. Son of Seth Stanley and Sarah Jane (Barnard) Lyon.

Education

Colgate University, 1881-1882. Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1886 (Doctor of Divinity, 1909).

Career

Teacher Friends’ Seminary, New York, 1886-1891. Ordained Baptist ministry, 1891. Pastor Fair Haven, Vermont, 1891-1894, Bristol, Connecticut, 1894-1901, 2d Church, Holyoke, Massachusetts, January 1, 1901-1914.

Managing director Holyoke Chamber of Commerce, 1914-1915. Field secretary Board Education Northern Baptist Convention, Chicago, October 1, since 1915. Ex-president Massachusetts Baptist Missionary Society, Holyoke Civic Improvement Association.

Ex-chairman Holyoke City Planning Board. Ex-president Connecticut Young People’s Society Christian Endeavor, Connecticut Bible School Union. Trustee Connecticut Literary Institution, Newton (Massachusetts) Theological Institution, International College, Springfield, Massachusetts.

Membership

Member Delta Upsilon. Club: Bay State (Holyoke). Lectures on industrial and economics problems.

Connections

Married Ella G. White, of Belmont, Vermont, December 29, 1886.

father:
Seth Stanley Lyon

mother:
Sarah Jane (Barnard) Lyon

spouse:
Ella G. White