Warren McLachlan Lyon

13 August 1911–14 July 2004 (Age 92)
Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Warren McLachlan

When Warren McLachlan Lyon was born on 13 August 1911, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Warren Harvey Lyon, was 41 and his mother, Hannah Welch McLachlan, was 36. He married Dorothy Bowman on 17 August 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Overton, Humboldt, Nevada, United States in 1998. He died on 14 July 2004, in Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Warren McLachlan Lyon
Dorothy Bowman
Marriage: 17 August 1937
Calvert Baxter Lyon
Rebecca Lyon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1937Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Bonneville Speed Way
    Age 1
    The Bonneville Speedway is located northeast of Wendover, Utah and is part of the Bonneville Salt Flats Race Track. The Bonneville Speedway is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for being the venue for numerous land speed records.
    1917 · Murray City Cemetery
    Age 6
    The cemetery was purchased by the city from South Cottonwood Ward in August 1917 for the amount of $3,150.
    1938 · The DI is Opened To The Public
    Age 27
    Deseret Industries is a non-profit organization and a division of Welfare Services of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes a chain of retail thrift stores and work projects. Many of the items sold are second hand or never used. Such items include furniture, appliances, computers, and clothing. The DI also sells new furniture, much of it received directly from its own manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City. The DI provides job skill training for the physically, emotionally and socially challenged and seeks to place them into private sector employment.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English, and French: from the personal name Middle English Lyon, Old French Leon (from Latin leo ‘lion’, or the cognate Greek leōn; see Leon ). Compare Lyall .Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy. It is unlikely to be from the better-known southern French city of Lyon (see 5 below).English and French: nickname from Middle English lioun ‘lion’ (Old English, Latin leo), Old French leon, perhaps applied to a brave, fierce, or proud person, or one with a shaggy mane of hair. Compare Lion .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Warren McLachlan Lyon autobiography

    FIRST DRAFT OF MY PERSONAL HISTORY BY WARREN MCLACHLAN LYON, 1976 I was born August 13, 1911, in Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. My parents were Warren Harvey Lyon and Hannah Welch McLachla …

    Sources (26)

    • Warren M Lyon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Warren M Lyon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Warren Mclachlan Lyon, "Nevada, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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