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Cecil B. Lyon

Cecil B. LyonAKA Cecil T.F. Burton Lyon

Born: 8-Nov-1903
Birthplace: Staten Island, NY
Died: 6-Apr-1993
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Chile, Sri Lanka

Joined the Foreign Service in 1930.

Father: Edmund Burton Lyon
Mother: Emily Vyse
Wife: Elizabeth Sturgis Grew (dau. Joseph Grew, m. 7-Oct-1933)

    High School: St. George's School, Newport, RI
    University: BA, Harvard University (1927)

    US Ambassador to Sri Lanka then-Ceylon (1964-67)
    US Ambassador to Chile (1956-58)
    Alfalfa Club
    Alibi Club
    Chevy Chase Club
    Knights of Malta


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