Mary Lyon Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Mary Lyon

This Biography is about one of the best Educator Mary Lyon including her Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Mary Lyon
Real Name Mary Lyon
Profession Educators
Nick Name Mary Mason Lyon
Famous as Pioneer in Women’s Education
Nationality American
Personal Life of Mary Lyon
Born on 28 February 1797
Birthday 28th February
Died At Age 52
Sun Sign Pisces
Born in Buckland
Died on 05 March 1849
Place of death South Hadley
Grouping of People Humanitarian
City Massachussets
Education Amherst Academy
Founder/Co-Founder Wheaton College, Mount Holyoke College
Personal Fact of Mary Lyon

Mary Lyon was an American education activist who is remembered for her commitment of providing affordable higher and better education for woman. She fully understood the socio-economic disparity in society and took initiatives to help less privileged students join seminary. In Massachusetts she set up two seminaries, the Wheaton Female Seminary at Norton and the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary at South Hadley.

Mary Lyon was the first principal of the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary and remained in the post for twelve years. The successful progress of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary opened new vistas in the field of women’s education. She proved that a seminary for women can sustain financially and that women are equally capable of higher education.

Her vision and philosophy for advancement and easy access of higher education for woman was taken forward by not only her students but by many others across the globe. She was a source of inspiration for many who established colleges for women including Smith College, Mills College and Wellesley College.

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