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In 1894, Lyons was listed as a member of the Dayton Board of Underwriters.<ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/image/394068215/?terms=%22T.+V.+Lyons%22+Miamisburg,+OH Dayton Herald January 20, 1894]</ref>
  
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As mayor of Miamisburg, Lyons handling of the 1913 flood, which devastated the city, was widely recognized. A statement from Lyons was printed as far away as Charlotte, NC. <ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/61502072/ The Charlotte News April 1, 1913]</ref>  Lyons signed a resolution sent to Mayor Hunt of Cincinnati thanking the city for its assistance. <ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/image/33458070/?terms=%22T.+V.+Lyons%22+Miamisburg,+OH Cincinnati Enquirer April 21, 1913]</ref>
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In 1925, Lyons was appointed a member of the building commission for the Montgomery County Children's Home by the county judges of common pleas. <ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/image/397166343/?terms=%22T.+V.+Lyons%22+Miamisburg,+OH Dayton Daily News December 2, 1925]</ref>
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As Chairman of the Miamisburg Red Cross, he coordinated efforts in 1927 for the city to supply flood relief to those in the Mississippi valley. <ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/image/36156330/?terms=%22T.+V.+Lyons%22+Miamisburg,+OH The Journal News from Hamilton, Ohio July 2, 1927]</ref>
 
=== Later life and death ===
 
=== Later life and death ===
 
After a reported illness of five and a half weeks, Lyons collapsed at his desk and later died at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Both the son, Thomas G. Lyons<ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/image/406262444/?terms=%22First+National+Bank+of+Miamisburg%22 Dayton Daily News July 10, 1979]</ref> and grandson, W. Terry Lyons<ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/image/405865439/?terms=%22First+National+Bank+of+Miamisburg%22 Dayton Daily News January 16, 1980]</ref> of Thomas V. Lyons, Jr later served in leadership positions in the First National Bank of Miamisburg.
 
After a reported illness of five and a half weeks, Lyons collapsed at his desk and later died at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Both the son, Thomas G. Lyons<ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/image/406262444/?terms=%22First+National+Bank+of+Miamisburg%22 Dayton Daily News July 10, 1979]</ref> and grandson, W. Terry Lyons<ref>[https://www.newspapers.com/image/405865439/?terms=%22First+National+Bank+of+Miamisburg%22 Dayton Daily News January 16, 1980]</ref> of Thomas V. Lyons, Jr later served in leadership positions in the First National Bank of Miamisburg.
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Lyons death was recognized in an obituary published in the New York Times <ref>[https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1932/03/25/100702308.pdf New York Times March 25, 1932]</ref>, unusual for Ohio bankers.
  
 
== Bank Officer Summary ==
 
== Bank Officer Summary ==

Latest revision as of 13:29, 12 June 2019

T. V. Lyons, Jr., circa 1925

Thomas Venard Lyons, Jr. (August 8, 1869 – March 22, 1932) was President of the First National Bank of Miamisburg, a mayor of Miamisburg and a director at several other Miamisburg businesses. During the flood of 1913, in which the city of Miamisburg was devastated, he was appointed by the governor to coordinate the relief efforts.

Biography

Early life and family

Lyons married Ida M. Gamble on November 14, 1895.[1]

Banking career

Around 1893, Lyons was appointed messenger of Citizen’s National Bank (Miamisburg) and later advanced to bookkeeper and ultimately cashier of that institution.[2]

Other career highlights

In 1894, Lyons was listed as a member of the Dayton Board of Underwriters.[3]

As mayor of Miamisburg, Lyons handling of the 1913 flood, which devastated the city, was widely recognized. A statement from Lyons was printed as far away as Charlotte, NC. [4] Lyons signed a resolution sent to Mayor Hunt of Cincinnati thanking the city for its assistance. [5]

In 1925, Lyons was appointed a member of the building commission for the Montgomery County Children's Home by the county judges of common pleas. [6]

As Chairman of the Miamisburg Red Cross, he coordinated efforts in 1927 for the city to supply flood relief to those in the Mississippi valley. [7]

Later life and death

After a reported illness of five and a half weeks, Lyons collapsed at his desk and later died at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Both the son, Thomas G. Lyons[8] and grandson, W. Terry Lyons[9] of Thomas V. Lyons, Jr later served in leadership positions in the First National Bank of Miamisburg.

Lyons death was recognized in an obituary published in the New York Times [10], unusual for Ohio bankers.

Bank Officer Summary

During his banking career, Banker Name was involved with the following bank(s): [11]

  • Citizen's National Bank Miamisburg, OH (Charter 4822): Cashier 1895 - 1903


1929-T1 $10 note signed by Charles F. Eck, Cashier and T. V. Lyons, President.



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