Lyon pictured in Cream and Crimson 1896, Central yearbook
|Born||September 15, 1872|
Boonton, New Jersey
|Died||April 3, 1957 (aged 84)|
|Alma mater||Central University (1896)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
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). Lyon was born in 1872 in Boonton, New Jersey. He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
In 1906, Lyon was working for a lumber company in Bridgeport, Connecticut as a travelling salesman. By the time of World War I, Lyon living in Bridgeport working as an accountant for the United States Government.
He died in Stamford in 1957.
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