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Richard W. Lyman

AKA Richard Wall Lyman

Born: 18-Oct-1923
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 27-May-2012
Location of death: Palo Alto, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Stanford University, 1971-80

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1943-46)

Wife: Elizabeth Jing ("Elizabeth Schauffler", m. 1947, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Jennifer
Daughter: Holly
Son: Christopher
Son: Timothy

    University: AB, Swarthmore College (1947)
    University: MA History, Harvard University (1948)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1954)
    University: London School of Economics (on a Fulbright)
    Professor: Washington University in St. Louis (1953-58)
    Professor: History, Stanford University (1958-91)
    Administrator: Provost, Stanford University (1967-70)
    Administrator: President, Stanford University (1970-80)

    Rockefeller Foundation President (1980-88)
    America Coming Together
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Historical Association
    Bill Bradley for President
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Dean for America
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Royal Historical Society
    Fulbright 1951
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1959

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