Lyman


Lyman

Lyman may refer to:

Surname:

* Abe Lyman (4 August 1897 - 23 October 1957), popular bandleader from the 1920s to the 1940s
* Amasa M. Lyman (30 March 18134 February 1877), early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement
* Arthur Lyman (2 February 1932 - 24 February 2002), popularizer of a jazzy style of Hawaiian music
* Cam Lyman (4 September 1932 - between 1987 and 1995), a transman, a multi-millionaire, and breeder of champion spaniels
* Dorothy Lyman, actress, director and producer
* Mel Lyman, American cult leader
* Peter Lyman (13 September 1940 - 2 July 2007), American professor of information science
* Richard R. Lyman (23 November 187031 December 1963), an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1918 to 1943
* Richard Wall Lyman (born 1923), American educator and historian
* Samuel Lyman, Congressman from Massachusetts in 1795-1797
* Theodore Lyman, physicist and discoverer of the Lyman series
* Theodore Lyman (Massachusetts), George Gordon Meade's staff officer (1863-1865), Congressman from Massachusetts in 1883-1885
* Tony Lyman, British broadcaster
* Will Lyman, American actor
* William Whittingham Lyman Jr, (3 January 1885 - 8 November 1983) also known as Jack Lyman, American writer and academic, primarily in the field of Celtic studies.
* William Lyman (congressman) (December 7, 1755 - September 22, 1811), Congressman from Massachusetts in 1793-1797
* William R. "Link" Lyman, professional American football player in 1920s and 1930s.

Given name:

* Lyman Abbott, American theologian and author
* Lyman Beecher, a Presbyterian clergyman and leader of the temperance movement
* Lyman Bostock, American professional baseball player
* Lyman J. Gage, American financier and Presidential Cabinet officer
* Lyman Gilmore, aviation pioneer
* Lyman Hall, signer of the Declaration of Independence
* Lyman Lemnitzer, an American Army general
* Lyman Spitzer, American theoretical physicist
* Lyman Trumbull, United States Senator from Illinois during the American Civil War and impeachment of Andrew Johnson
* Lyman Ward, Canadian actor
* Lyman Wight, early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement

Fictional People:
* Lyman, a character in the comic strip "Garfield"
* Josh Lyman, fictional character on "The West Wing" TV program

Places:

Towns in the United States:
* Lyman, Maine
* Lyman, Mississippi
* Lyman, Nebraska
* Lyman, New Hampshire
* Lyman, South Carolina
* Lyman County, South Dakota
* Lyman, Utah
* Lyman, Washington
* Lyman, Wyoming

Institutions:
* Lyman Estate, a historic country house located in Waltham, Massachusetts.
* Lyman Memorial High School, Lebanon, Connecticut
* Lyman Briggs School of Science, East Lansing, Michigan
* Lyman Hall High School, Wallingford, Connecticut
* Lyman High School, Longwood, Florida
* Lyman School for Boys, Westborough, Massachusetts

Natural Phenomena
* Lyman (crater), a lunar impact crater that lies in the southern hemisphere on the far side of the Moon, named for Theodore Lyman
* The Lyman series of spectral lines (physics)
* Lyman-alpha forest, in astronomical spectroscopy, is the sum of absorption lines arising from the Lyman alpha transition in the spectra of distant galaxies and quasars.


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  • Lyman — ist die Bezeichnung mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Lyman (Idaho) Lyman (Iowa) Lyman (Minnesota) Lyman (Mississippi) Lyman (Nebraska) Lyman (North Carolina) Lyman (Oklahoma) Lyman (South Carolina) Lyman (South Dakota) Lyman (Utah) Lyman …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lyman — Lyman, WY U.S. town in Wyoming Population (2000): 1938 Housing Units (2000): 708 Land area (2000): 1.460798 sq. miles (3.783450 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.460798 sq. miles (3.783450 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lyman — puede referirse a varias localidades de Estados Unidos: Lyman (Misisipi) Lyman (Nebraska) Lyman (Carolina del Sur) Lyman (Utah) Lyman (Washington) Lyman (Wyoming) Véase también Liman …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lyman, MS — U.S. Census Designated Place in Mississippi Population (2000): 1081 Housing Units (2000): 413 Land area (2000): 7.960292 sq. miles (20.617061 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.141628 sq. miles (0.366815 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.101920 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lyman, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 421 Housing Units (2000): 179 Land area (2000): 0.388628 sq. miles (1.006541 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.388628 sq. miles (1.006541 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lyman, SC — U.S. town in South Carolina Population (2000): 2659 Housing Units (2000): 1224 Land area (2000): 4.065491 sq. miles (10.529572 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008503 sq. miles (0.022023 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.073994 sq. miles (10.551595 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lyman, UT — U.S. town in Utah Population (2000): 234 Housing Units (2000): 93 Land area (2000): 1.890862 sq. miles (4.897310 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.890862 sq. miles (4.897310 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lyman, WA — U.S. town in Washington Population (2000): 409 Housing Units (2000): 173 Land area (2000): 0.658399 sq. miles (1.705246 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.098817 sq. miles (0.255936 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.757216 sq. miles (1.961182 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lyman, WY — U.S. town in Wyoming Population (2000): 1938 Housing Units (2000): 708 Land area (2000): 1.460798 sq. miles (3.783450 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.460798 sq. miles (3.783450 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lyman — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le nom Lyman peut désigner : Personnes Lyman Spitzer Lyman Hall Theodore Lyman, connu pour la série de Lyman Lieu Comté de Lyman General Lyman Field …   Wikipédia en Français


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