Lyon, a former Air Force general, was among the pioneers of Southern California's post-World War II … Even more impressive is the fact General Lyon’s many accomplishments were wide ranging, as he made his mark as a successful businessman, a decorated member of the military and an active supporter of the community. Under the hood, so heavy it takes two of General Lyon’s men to lift it, the straight-8, cast-en-bloc engine is a beautiful and terrifying enterprise of chrome, black enamel, and damascened steel. Under General Lyon’s leadership, AirCal became a public company in 1983 and in 1987 was sold to American Airlines.

1,275 records for William Lyon. Find William Lyon's phone number, address, and email on Spokeo, the leading online directory for contact information. Be the first to share your favorite memory, photo or story of William. From the time of the sale until 1995, he served on American Airline’s Board of Directors.

William Lyon, OC Homebuilder & Leader, Dies At 97 - Orange County, CA - Following a 35-year career in the Air Force, Lyon began building homes in California and became a civic leader in Orange County. He was 97. (Page 2) Maj Gen William Lyon, USAF (Ret) [March 9, 1923 - May 22, 2020] General William Lyon, without question, led an achievement-filled life. In 1989, General Lyon established and built Air/Lyon, Inc. This memorial page is dedicated for family, friends and … General William Lyon is Chairman Emeritus of William Lyon Homes headquartered in Newport Beach, California. Celebrating the life of William D. Lyon.

Orange County real estate magnate William Lyon, who built more than 100,000 homes nationwide and helped shape suburban America over the past half-century, has died. As one of Orange County’s most prominent business leaders, Lyon and his combined companies have produced more than 100,000 residential units spanning a history of more than 60 years.