William James Lee Jr

1948–2007 (Age 59)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of William James

When William James Lee Jr was born in 1948, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, William James Lee, was 50 and his mother, Emma Adaline Woods, was 24. He died in 2007, in Arizona, United States, at the age of 59.

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William James Lee
1898–1986
Emma Adaline Woods
1924–1967
William James Lee Jr
1948–2007

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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 0

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.
1950 · Ruling Eliminates Discrimination in Higher Learning

Age 2

Supreme Court case McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents School ruled that public institutions of higher learning could not discriminate due to race. 
1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 16

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

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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