J. Lyons and Co.

J. Lyons And Co.

J. Lyons & Co. was a market-dominant British restaurant-chain, food-manufacturing, and hotel conglomerate founded in 1887 as a spin-off from the Salmon & Gluckstein tobacco company.

Joseph Nathaniel Lyons (born 1847) was appointed to run the company, and it was named after him.

J. Lyons & Co. was a pioneer in introducing computers to business. Between 1947 and 1963, the company manufactured and sold a range of LEO (Lyons Electronic Office) computers.

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