George L. Lee was born in New York in 1916. In Rye his family lived on Hillside Place and were members of the Presbyterian Church. George enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Name: George L'Heureox Lee
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1916
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York
Residence Place: Rye, West, New York
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Mamaroneck, New York, USA
Employer: British Purchasing Co
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5-11 1/2
Next of Kin: Irving C. Lee
Name: George Lee
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1916
Death Date: 9 Dec 1967
Cause of Death: Natural
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 28 Feb 1944
Release Date 1: 27 Oct 1945
GEORGE L. LEE (See story on Page 1) WINDSOR George L. Lee, 51, died at the Mary Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, N.H., early Saturday morning. He was born Nov. 15, 1916, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Irving and Vivian (L'Heureux) Lee. He received his schooling in Rye, N.Y., and married the former Virginia Heskth on Nov. 20, 1954, in Burlington. They lived all their married life in Windsor, where Mr. Lee was employed at the State Prison since 1955. Mr. Lee was a veteran of, World War II. He leaves his widow, his father, Irving Lee of Mamaroneck. N.Y.; two daughters, Mrs. Walter Wilcox of Denver, Colo., and Miss Kris Lee of Miami, Fla.; one son, Andrew of Windsor; one sister, Miss Jacqueline Lee of Mamaroneck, N.Y., and one grand child. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. His body will be cremated at the Mount Auburn Crematory in Cambridge, Mass.
GEORGE L. LEE
Correctional Officer George Lee was killed after being struck by an inmate as he was releasing the inmates for exercise at Windsor Prison.
One of the inmates struck him, knocking him from a third-tier catwalk. He was transported to Mary Hitchcock Hospital where he succumbed to head injuries.
The inmate was being held at the prison for an attempted rape charge in Chittenden County. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 to 12 years in prison on April 19th, 1968.
Officer Lee had served with the Vermont Department of Corrections for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.
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