Gen. Harry Lee (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1920

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Gen. Harry Lee

[between ca. 1920 and ca. 1925]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Bain News Service photograph collection (DLC) 2005682517

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Call Number: LC-B2- 5533-6


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    Cynthia Wenslow

    • 11/May/2019 00:21:59

    This is Major General Harry Lee, USMC (June 4 1872 - March 1 1933). Lee was appointed a Second Lieutenant in the US Marine Corps for the war with Spain August 2 1898. He served at the Havana Naval Station during the war and in various ships of the Navy and Marine Corps stations following it. Joining the 6th Regiment in 1917, Lee commanded the 6th Regiment at Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, and the Argonne Forest and marched with the Army to the Rhine. After the war he commanded the Marine Brigade in Santo Domingo, sent in 1921 to pacify the country and establish constitutional government. For 3 years he served as military governor of the country. Later General Lee commanded Marine Barracks, Parris Island, and while in command of the Marine base at Quantico, Va., died March 1 1933. For his World War I service, Major General Lee was awarded the Army and Navy Distinguished Service Medals, the French Legion of Honor, and other decorations. Bio from:

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    • 12/May/2019 06:36:07

    In August 1921 was ordered to Santo Domingo to command the 2d Brigade of Marines, s. Evening star. [volume], August 14, 1921, Image 63 (photo)

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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 18/May/2019 04:13:52

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    Micah (LOC P&P)

    • 31/May/2019 14:10:47[email protected] Thank you for the summary and links to additional information. We'll add a note to the catalog record.