Myron Ohmann ‘34
Myron Ohmann graduated from Lyons High School in 1934. He was a four-sport letterman including four years on the basketball team. As a player and team captain, Myron led his team to 30 out of 31 league wins in a three year span. One of the most memorable games for the team during that stretch was when he scored 15 points to lead Lyons against Sodus to clinch the league title.
He was a two time Democrat and Chronicle Class A All-Star as well as captain of the D&C’s “Dream Team”. At an All-Star contest his senior year, he made 23 out of 25 free throws to share top honors. Myron was All-County in baseball, tennis and football. During his senior season of baseball, Myron had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.
Myron was a four-sport varsity letterman at St. Lawrence University for football and baseball and captained the basketball and tennis team. For his accomplishments during his collegiate years, Myron was inducted into the St. Lawrence Hall of Fame in 1991. He attended graduate school at Columbia University for a year and a half until he was drafted to serve in the United States Army in 1941. He was a member of the first convoy in the Pacific Ocean at the height of World War II and served overseas until 1945.
After years in family business, he taught math at Williamson Central for 23 years until his retirement in 1978. Myron lives in Lyons with his wife, Catherine and is the father of four children.