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Naval officer

Lyman Spencer Perry, American naval officer. Awarded Victory medals (both World Wars), American Defense medal, European-African medal, Secretary of Navy commendation ribbon, Expert Rifleman medal. member, National Council on Physical Fitness, 1943-1944.; Member of the United States Naval Institute, American Legion, Retired Officers’ Association; Club: Yacht (New York City).

Background

Perry, Lyman Spencer was born on March 10, 1897 in Andover, Ohio, United States. Son of Furman Epaphrus and Ellen (Spencer) Perry.

Education

Graduated from Nava Academy Preparatory School, 1915. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1919.

Career

1 son, Lyman Spencer Abson. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1919, and advanced through grades to commodore, 1946. Aide to Secretary of Navy, 1943-1944.

Commander, Naval Training and Distribution Center, Camp Peary, Virginia, 1944-1946. Retired from active service, 1946. Director of athletics, Associate Colls. of Upper New York, from 1946.

Committee member, National Council on Physical Fitness, 1943-1944.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to New York Herald-Tribune and Naval Institute proceedings. Selected for 1st All-American football team from United States Naval Academy, 1918.

Membership

Member, National Council on Physical Fitness, 1943-1944. Member of the United States Naval Institute, American Legion, Retired Officers’ Association. Club: Yacht (New York City).

Connections

Married Anna Holder Abson, August 9, 1919.

father:
Furman Epaphrus Perry

mother:
Ellen (Spencer) Perry

spouse:
Anna Holder Abson