Obituaries Related to "Lee" from New York Times Archive
Mr. Archer was a pioneering black fighter pilot who was credited with shooting down four German planes when he flew with the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II.
Lee A. Archer, a Tuskegee Airman considered to be the only black ace pilot who also broke racial barriers as an executive at a major U.S. company and founder of a venture capital firm, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 90.
Ms. Pryor, who served more than two decades in the State Department, was the author of well-regarded biographies of the founder of the American Red Cross and the Confederate commander.
In the scores of anthologies he compiled and in his own writing, he sought to teach and expand young imaginations through verse.
Fannie Lee Chaney became a target of racial hatred herself after her son James Chaney and two other civil rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi during the Freedom Summer of 1964.
The annual event will be broadcast on Black Entertainment Television on March 14.
Mr. Davenport was a physicist who worked on a complex system used for tracking and shooting down enemy planes.
“He knew our city better than anyone else,” a colleague said, “and made it his goal for everyone else to know it, too.”
She cautioned suicidal farmers to think what it would be like for their children “if they sat down at the supper table and there would be an empty chair.”
Mr. Lee was a Catskills fixture whose reputation as an angler spread far and wide. He once took Jimmy Carter fishing and wrote a whole book on a knot.
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He drew headlines in 2006 when he was struck by birdshot from a shotgun fired by Vice President Dick Cheney in a hunting accident — then apologized himself for the incident.
She was a Broadway star at 23 and then quit acting, but later re-emerged in films like “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “A Christmas Story.”
In a career that included a Tony nomination for “Company,” he specialized in playing uptight characters, notably Candice Bergen’s stuffy straight man.
Mr. Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup in late 1999 but resigned under threat of impeachment in 2008. He drew fire for his ties to Washington.
A prisoner at Auschwitz and three other camps, he dealt with his trauma in semiabstract art that depicted crematories, ovens and chimneys.
By mechanizing and greatly expanding production, he made the gooey yellow chicks an Easter favorite and a pop-culture phenomenon.