LYON, RALPH MUSE, 1902-1993

Biography:

University professor, administrator. Born– November 25, 1902, Abbeville, S.C.  Parents; Alfred and Annie Coral Muse Lyon. Married–Margaret Charters. Education– B.S., Citadel, 1923; M.A., University of North Carolina, 1926; Ph.D., Columbia University, 1936. Employed by Citadel, 1926-1936; Furman, 1936-1942; served in U.S. Army, WWII (1942-46);  Georgia Southern, 1946-1948; Livingston University, 1948-77: dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 1967-1968; professor of social sciences, 1969-1972; acting president, 1972-1973; consultant, Delta State College, Marion Institute.  Awarded emeritus status on his retirement at Livingston, 1977.  Died August 27, 1993.

Source:

Leaders in Education, 1974.

Publication(s):

The Basis for Constructing Curricular Materials in Adult Education for Carolina Cotton Mill Workers. New York; Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1937.

A History of Livingston University, 1935-1963. Livingston, Ala.; Lyon, 1976.

Julia Tutwiler. Livingston, Ala.; s.n., 1976.

Principles of Education, a Workbook. Minneapolis; Burgess Pub. Co., 1953.