Delphia J Lyon (1912 - 2003)

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Dayton, Rhea County, Tennessee

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Edward Lyon

Edward Lyon

Dennie S. Necolettos Lyon

Dennie S. Necolettos Lyon

Harold McNeil & Susan Lyon, Utah 1943

Harold McNeil & Susan Lyon, Utah 1943

The William Henry Boone family

The William Henry Boone family

John Murray Anderson & Genevieve Lyon

John Murray Anderson & Genevieve Lyon

John Lyon 4th Earl Of Strathmore And Kinghorne

John Lyon 4th Earl Of Strathmore And Kinghorne

Vice President Garner with Beauty Queens

Vice President Garner with Beauty Queens

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Emma Emily Lyon Ahart Headstone

Emma Emily Lyon Ahart Headstone

Luke Shaw Broddle, KS

Luke Shaw Broddle, KS

Carrie Hensley & sisters

Carrie Hensley & sisters

Robert & Maud (Jaques) Lyon, 1912

Robert & Maud (Jaques) Lyon, 1912

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1912 - In the year that Delphia J Lyon was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

1936 - When she was 24 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1941 - When she was 29 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1970 - Delphia was 58 years old when on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

1974 - At the age of 62 years old, Delphia was alive when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Delphia J Lyon died on August 8, 2003 at 90 years of age. There is no known cause of death. She was born on December 28, 1912. We are unaware of information about Delphia's family or relationships. We know that Delphia J Lyon had been residing in Dayton, Rhea County, Tennessee.

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