W. H. Lyon
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W. H. Lyon
W. H. Lyon
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Lyon pictured in Cream and Crimson 1896, Central yearbook
Biographical details
Born(1872-09-15)September 15, 1872
Boonton, New Jersey
DiedApril 3, 1957(1957-04-03) (aged 84)
Stamford, Connecticut
Alma materCentral University (1896)[1]
Yale University[2]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1899Ole Miss
Head coaching record
Overall3-4

William Hillyer Lyon (September 15, 1872 - April 3, 1957) was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) in 1899. During his one-season tenure at Ole Miss, Lyon compiled an overall record of three wins and four losses (3-4).[3] Lyon was born in 1872 in Boonton, New Jersey. He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.[4]

In 1906, Lyon was working for a lumber company in Bridgeport, Connecticut as a travelling salesman.[5] By the time of World War I, Lyon living in Bridgeport working as an accountant for the United States Government.[6]

He died in Stamford in 1957.[7]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ole Miss Rebels (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1899)
1899 Ole Miss 3-4 2-3
Ole Miss: 3-4 2-3
Total: 3-4

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "THE SCROLL OF PHI-DELTA THETA VOLUME XXIV OCTOBER, 1899 JUNE, 1900 EDITED AND MANAGED BY HUGH TH. MILLER" (PDF). 31 January 2012. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ DeLassus, David. "W. H. Lyon Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ Denis Larionov & Alexander Zhulin. "Read the eBook The catalogue of the Phi delta theta fraternity by Phi Delta Theta Fraternity online for free (page 58 of 217)". ebooksread.com. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ "The Catalogue of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity". archive.org. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Image United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-25846-24255-29 — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "Person Details for Willi H Lyon, "Connecticut, Death Index, 1949-2001" — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. Retrieved 2015.

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