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Joseph Benjamin LEE, Sr.

Male 1891 - 1959  (67 years)


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  • Name Joseph Benjamin LEE 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 25 Oct 1891  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1959 
    Buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary: [Source Unknown, Obituary was posted on “Find a Grave Memorial”
      “Joseph B. Lee Sr. Dies in Wisconsin”
      “Collapses After Snowstorm Traps His Car”
      “Joseph Benjamin Lee Sr., retired Sears, Roebuck and Co. executive here, collapsed and died about 6 last night after his car was trapped in a snowdrift near Wisconsin Dells, Wis. He was 67.
      “Mr. Lee and his wife, who had made their home for the past year at Bruce, Wis., were en toute to Memphis to visit relatives at the time. Mrs. Lee was not hurt.
      “Born in Chicago, Mr. Lee joined Sears there in 1918 after serving in the Army Signal Corps in World War I. When the firm opened its branch on North Watkins in 1928 he moved to Memphis.
      “He advanced from sales promotion director for the mail order division to assistant to the mail order merchandise superintendent, the position he held when he retired five years ago.
      “Mr. Lee was a graduate of University of Memphis law school and was admitted to the bar but never practiced law. He was formerly a lay leader in St. Mary’s Cathedral (Episcopal) and was a Mason. While here, he lived at 867 Hawthorne.
      “He leaves his wife; a son, J. B. Lee Jr., of Memphis, a daughter, Mrs. G. B. Pouncey of Crawfordsville, Art.; four sisters, Mrs. Edwin Smith, Mrs. Marshall Larson, Mrs. Walter Noffke, and Mrs. Fred Schmidt of Chicago, and five grandchildren.
      “National Funeral Home has charge.”
    Person ID I2238  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 

    Family Helene Regine LIEN,   b. 29 Oct 1891, Bergen, Hordaland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1956, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1918  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ruth Helene LEE
    +2. Joseph Benjamin LEE, Jr.,   b. 16 Nov 1928, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 2008, Acworth, Cobb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Oct 1891 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Aug 1918 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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