Edmund Lyon Memorial Lectureship

Established in 1979 with gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Francis Remington and the Hon. and Mrs. John Van Voorhis, to create a living memorial to Mr. Lyon through the establishment of a distinguished lectureship in the field of deafness at NTID. Edmund Lyon, who was one of the founders of the Rochester School for the Deaf and the inventor of the Rochester Method, served as an RIT Trustee for 15 years (1905-20), had a lifelong interest in the field of deafness and a concern for deaf individuals.