James Lyons

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Birthday
28, 1927
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 12, 2018 (91)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1927
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 12, 2018 (91)

About

In the 1980s, at the conclusion of his nearly four-decade career in the United States Navy, this Admiral served as both Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet and Senior United States Military Representative to the United Nations.

Before Fame

After graduating from the United States Naval Academy, he earned degrees from both the U.S. National Defense University and the U.S. Naval War College.

Trivia

He established an important anti-terrorism unit known as the Navy Red Cell.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New Jersey and later settled in Virginia.

Associated With

In the years leading up to the World War II-era Attack on Pearl Harbor, Husband Kimmel held the position-- Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet-- that Lyons would later fill.