Menominee County Journal: Friday, September 22, 1939; page 5
96 Years Old
James F. Lyon, Menominee's sole surviving veteran of the civil war, was 96 years old Sunday, the oldest persons in the city and county. He has lived in Menominee intermittently since the arrival of his family at the sawmill village in 1853 and is Menominee's oldest resident.
Submitted by Christine McNish [17July03]