Born: June 4, 1855
Died: April 23, 1920
Married: Carolyn Hamilton (Talcott)
Edmund Lyon was a noted Rochester inventor, humanitarian, philanthropist, and manufacturer. Among his inventions was the electric starting motor for automobile engines. He became involved in education for the deaf, and founded the Rochester School for the Deaf and Dumb.
New York Sun, July 6, 1919
The A. L. White camp on the Upper Saranac, recently purchased by Edmund Lyon of Rochester, has been opened by its new owner, who has arrived with his family for the season.