Clinton Riley Lyons

Brief Life History of Clinton Riley

When Clinton Riley Lyons was born on 5 January 1917, in Jefferson Davis, Louisiana, United States, his father, William Riley Lyons, was 45 and his mother, Louretia Golden, was 32. He married Hazel O Walker on 29 May 1982, in Tarrant, Texas, United States. He lived in Jennings, Jefferson Davis, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 August 1986, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Arlington, McDowell, Virginia, United States.

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Clinton Riley Lyons
Hazel O Walker
Marriage: 29 May 1982

Sources (14)

  • Clinton Lyon in household of W R Lyon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Texas, Marriage Index, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
  • U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Lyon 3.

Irish: adopted for Ó Laighin (see Lyne , Lane , Lyon ) or Ó Liatháin (see Lehane ).

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

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