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Robert Lyon Mayall

consultant , venture capitalist , writer

Robert Lyon Mayall, American venture capitalist, consultant, writer.


Mayall, Robert Lyon was born on November 23, 1936 in Southampton, New York, United States. Son of Herschel Johnson and Caroline Hollins (Lyon) Mayall.


At, Harvard University, 1955. Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1958. Master of Arts, Columbia University Foreign Relations, 1967.


Manager corporation finance Liggett Group Incorporated, New York York City, 1970—1973. Finance group manager Bell & Stanton, Inc., (merged with Manning, Selvage & Lee), 1974—1976. Senior vice president and international group manager Manning, Selvage & Lee, Inc., 1976—1979.

President The Gray Finance Consultant Group, Inc. (merged with EPR Finance American), New York City and Washington. Managing director Research.L. Mayall & Limited company, New York City and London, 1979—1987, president, since 1988.

Director EPR Financial American Inc. EPR Financial American Inc., president, since 1984. Senior partner Reitenbach, Mayall Venture Capital Partners, since 1986.

To major United States Army.


  • Author: New Fires from Old Ashes. Southeast Asia Since World World War II, 1964, Yaun Shi-Kai, The Chinese Republic and The International Banking Community, 1967, Japan's Trade Surplus with the United States. Causes and Cures, 1978, High Technology Investment and Venture Capital Techniques, 1984, Back Home on the Red Ball Express, 1986, The Second War of American Independence 1812-1814, 1988, (novels) Samuel Smith of Maryland and the Dawn of American Empire, 1987.


Board director New York Republican Volunteer Organization. Member United States Defense Committee. Member of National Investor Relations Institute, Association for Asian Studies, Foreign Policy Association, Navy League of the United States, China Institute, Japan Society, Asia Society, United States Naval Institute, Civil War Roundtable, War of 1812 Association, Sons of the American Revolution, National Alliance Vietnam Vets.


Married Jennifer Adler, 1978. Children: Phanella, Myles.

Herschel Johnson Mayall

Caroline Hollins (Lyon) Mayall

Jennifer Adler

Phanella Mayall

Myles Mayall