Dwight A. Lee

25 March 1914–4 May 1985 (Age 71)
Flemington, Polk, Missouri, United States

The Life of Dwight A.

When Dwight A. Lee was born on 25 March 1914, in Flemington, Polk, Missouri, United States, his father, Hillard Newhouse Lee, was 33 and his mother, Bonnie Leanna French, was 30. He lived in Weaubleau, Hickory, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 4 May 1985, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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Hillard Newhouse Lee
Bonnie Leanna French
Daisy Elizabeth Lee
Harold C. Lee
Benjamin S. Lee
Dwight A. Lee
Charles E. Lee
Richard W Lee

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Dwight A Lee in household of Hilliard N Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dewitt Lee in household of Hillard Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dwight A Lee, "Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946"

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