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Mary Lyon

Mary LyonBorn: 28-Feb-1797
Birthplace: Buckland, MA
Died: 5-Mar-1849
Location of death: South Hadley, MA
Cause of death: Fever
Remains: Buried, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Activist, Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Mount Holyoke College

Father: Aaron Lyon
Mother: Jemima Shepherd Lyon

    Administrator: Founder, Mount Holyoke College

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #2169 (2 cents, issued 28-Feb-1987)

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