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George Washburn Lyon
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Birth: Jul., 1825
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1894
Duval County
Florida, USA

He died in the "Windsor Hotel".

Very famous manufacturer of harps & guitars. In Chicago, in 1864, he was co-founder with Patrick Joseph Healy (Died in 1905.) of "Lyon & Healy". In 1883, he founded in Chicago the famous guitar company "Washburn".

Article on his death: "New York Times" - "Obituary Notes" - January 15, 1894

- U.S. Patent 466,501 on January 5, 1892 for a "Musical Instrument" (guitar) 
Oak Woods Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Sep 27, 2010
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