Biography of Henry L. Lyon


Lyon, Henry L., Buffalo, son of James S. and Louisa L. (Dougherty) Lyon, was born in Buffalo, N. Y., March 29, 1852. He attended the public schools of Buffalo and afterwards entered Cornell University, in the class of 1872, and took a course in civil engineering. In 1875 he went to Utah and for a year was engaged in mining; returning to Buffalo in 1876 he took up the real estate business in connection with local engineering and surveying, and at the same time read law with his brother, William W. Lyon, and was admitted to the bar in 1884. He has since carried on the real estate business, while practicing law more particularly as relating to real estate.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Trumen C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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