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Samuel E. Lyon


Centurion, 1847–1850

Full Name Samuel Edward Lyon

Born 20 October 1813 in Pelham, New York

Died 20 January 1887 in Aiken, South Carolina

Buried Saint Paul’s Chapel and Churchyard, Mount Vernon, New York

Proposed by N/A: Founder

Elected 13 January 1847 at age thirty-three