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educator , historian

Michael J. Lyons, American Historian, educator. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1952. Member Northern Great Plains History Conference (Board of Governors 1972-1992).

Background

Lyons, Michael J. was born on October 2, 1930 in Rapid City, South Dakota, United States. Son of Harold J. and Irene E. (Mongan) Lyons.

Education

Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1954; Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor, Wisconsin State University, Whitewater, 1968-1970; professor department history, North Dakota State University, Fargo, 1972-1993; chair department history, North Dakota State University, Fargo, 1972-1989; professor emeritus, North Dakota State University, Fargo, since 1993.

Works

Membership

Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1952. Member Northern Great Plains History Conference (Board of Governors 1972-1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: European traveling.

Connections

Married Joan L. Rasmusen, June 28, 1957. Children: Michael, Mary, Nancy.

father:
Harold J. Lyons

mother:
Irene E. (Mongan) Lyons

spouse:
Joan L. Rasmusen

children:
Mary Lyons

Nancy Lyons

Michael Lyons