Dorothy Lee (1920 - 2005)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Dorothy Lee’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Dorothy so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Dorothy’s biography.

Dorothy Lee Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Dorothy Lee and her immediate Lee family. Add to Dorothy Lee's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Dorothy.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Dorothy Lee? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Lumberton, Lamar County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Dorothy finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Dorothy attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Dorothy did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Dorothy Lee is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Dorothy's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Dorothy's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Dorothy a religious woman? Add Dorothy’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Dorothy during various points of her life.

Timeline

1920 - In the year that Dorothy Lee was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

1931 - When she was only 11 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1949 - She was 29 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1979 - She was 59 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

1996 - Dorothy was 76 years old when on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Dorothy Lee Family Tree

Who was Dorothy’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Dorothy’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Dorothy's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Dorothy Lee
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Dorothy's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Dorothy Lee is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Dorothy Lee passed away on January 23, 2005 at 84 years old. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on December 24, 1920. There is no information about Dorothy's family. We know that Dorothy Lee had been residing in Lumberton, Lamar County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Dorothy Lee? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Dorothy is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Dorothy Lee

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources