Martin, Thomas L. (Thomas Lysons), 1885-1958
- Existence: 1885 - 1958
Thomas Lysons Martin (1885-1958) served as a dean of Brigham Young University's College of Applied Sciences.
Thomas L. Martin was born in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England on November 21, 1885 to parents James Martin and Mary Ann Lysons. He married Hattie Paxman. He received his PhD from Cornell University. In 1921, Franklin S. Harris recruited him to the faculty at Brigham Young University as chair of the Agricultural Department. He served on the faculty for 37 years and was eventually named dean of the College of Applied Sciences. He died June 16, 1958 in Provo, Utah.
Citation:Ancestry.com, Aug. 8, 2014 (Thomas Lysons Martin; had 6 children)
BYU History, Aug. 8, 2014 (Thomas L. Martin and Brigham Young University; PhD from Cornell University; recruited in 1921 by Franklin S. Harris; served on faculty for 37 years; served as dean of the College of Applied Sciences)
Geni, Aug. 8, 2014 (Thomas Lysons Martin; b. November 21, 1885 in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England; d. June 16, 1958 in Provo, Utah; parents James Martin and Mary Ann Lysons; married Hattie Paxman).
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Contains photographs of the deans, faculty, classes, facilities, and groups of the College of Biology and Agriculture as well as its predecessors, the College of Biological and Agricultural Sciences and the College of Applied Sciences. Dated approximately 1885-2005.
Includes correspondence, scrapbook items, published writings, and copies of photographs.
Photographs of Thomas L. Martin and photographs apparently taken by Martin.
Hardbound carbon copy of an address given at the Fourth Annual Sigma XI Meeting at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. The paper concerns the role played by microorganisms in the natural order of things.