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title:

Robert Edward Lyons (Sr.)

image number:

P0045422

description:

Lyons received AB and AM degrees from Indiana University in 1889 and 1890 respectively. He received his PhD from the University of Heidelberg in 1894. He began teaching chemistry at IU in 1889 and became head of that department in 1895. His retirement was effective November 1, 1938. He died on November 25, 1946.

His son, Robert Edward Lyons, Jr., also graduated from IU with BS and MD degrees in 1926 and 1928 respectively. He was a Bloomington physician and coroner of Monroe County.

This image scanned from the cabinet card photograph album of the Indiana University Class of 1889.

date taken:

1889

photographer studio:

Potter, W. H. (Indianapolis)

copyright owner:

Potter, W. H. (Indianapolis)

personal name:

Lyons, Robert Edward

corporate name:

Chemistry Department

corporate name:

Class of 1889

corporate name:

Phi Delta Theta

topic:

Portraits

series:

Individuals