Edgar Lee (1891 - 1970)

Edgar Lee
1891 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Edgar Lee was born on November 7, 1891. He died in October 1970 at 78 years old. We know that Edgar Lee had been residing in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina 27909.
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Edgar Lee died in October 1970 at age 78. He was born on November 7, 1891. There is no information about Edgar's family or relationships. We know that Edgar Lee had been residing in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina 27909.
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In 1891, in the year that Edgar Lee was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1909, at the age of 18 years old, Edgar was alive when explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

In 1910, Edgar was 19 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1926, at the age of 35 years old, Edgar was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1970, in the year of Edgar Lee's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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around 1902 - Apr 25, 1945
around 1922 - Jul 7, 1945
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around 1925 - Unknown
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around 1910 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1913 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1908 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
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Other Lees

Sep 4, 1895 - September 1966
Jul 1, 1887 - March 1963
Apr 15, 1894 - March 1987
Jul 9, 1902 - August 1969
Oct 8, 1912 - May 1983
Feb 24, 1897 - Mar 16, 1997
Dec 28, 1913 - April 1982
Nov 12, 1902 - June 1983
Jul 12, 1879 - May 1971
Sep 9, 1912 - February 1986
Jul 25, 1905 - December 1971
Feb 12, 1917 - October 1959
Aug 2, 1900 - Jun 1, 2004
Jun 10, 1918 - January 1979
Oct 2, 1916 - February 1986
Jun 9, 1921 - February 1976
Aug 18, 1920 - Mar 10, 2002
Jan 6, 1884 - June 1968
Nov 6, 1919 - Apr 24, 1997
Jul 10, 1891 - May 1972

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Apr 22, 1910 - February 1979
Nov 4, 1899 - March 1965
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