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Lee, Sammy, 1920-2016

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Personal name headingLee, Sammy, 1920-2016
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Variant(s)Lee, Samuel, 1920-2016
Birth date1920-08-01
Death date2016-12-02
Place of birthFresno (Calif.)
Place of deathNewport Beach (Calif.)
Field of activityDiving
AffiliationOlympic Games (15th : 1952 : Helsinki, Finland)
Olympic Games (14th : 1948 : London, England)
Profession or occupationDivers Olympic athletes Physicians
Found inHis Diving, 1978: t.p. (Sammy Lee, M.D.)
WW in Govt. 3d ed. (Sammy Lee, M.D., b. 8/1/20 in Fresno, Calif.)
Wampler, M.F. Not without honor, 1987: CIP t.p. (Sammy Lee) CIP info (b. 8/1/1920, Fresno, Calif.; parents' surname was Rhee, but because it was always pronounced Lee, child was named Sammy Lee)
New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 5, 2016 (in obituary published Dec. 3: Dr. Sammy Lee; b. Samuel Lee, Aug. 1, 1920, Fresno, Calif.; d. Friday [Dec. 2, 2016], Newport Beach, Calif., aged 96; physician; won three Olympic medals in diving; served in the Korean War)
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