Lyons, Joseph

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(1847-1917) UK inventor, caterer (founder of Lyons Corner Houses), and author of The Master Crime (1907) with Cecil Raleigh, a Near Future tale involving an anarchist destabilization of Britain, causing the Bank of England to close its doors. Lyons was knighted in 1911. [JC]

Sir Joseph Nathaniel Lyons

born London: 29 December 1847

died London: 22 June 1917



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