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LTC Lee A. Archer
Birth: Sep. 6, 1919
Yonkers
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 2010
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA


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IN MAY 0F 1949 THEY WERE THE VERY FIRST U. S. AIR FORCE TOP GUN PILOTS
332nd Fighter Group - Awarded First Place In
The Conventional (Propeller) Aircraft Division

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN (PILOTS, CREW&ADMIN)

"Top Gun Commander" - Captain Alva Temple

Tuskegee Airmen Virtual Cemetery

(Please transfer your Tuskegee Airmen Memorials to Cemetery Manager-->pm)
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The Tuskegee Airman considered Lee Archer to be an ace pilot, they credit him with shooting down five enemy planes (The U.S.A.A.F. credited him with shooting down four).

After he retired from the military in 1970, Archer joined General Foods Corp., becoming one of the era's few black corporate vice presidents of a major American company.

After retiring from General Foods in 1987, Archer founded the venture capital firm Archer Asset Management.

Archer is survived by three sons and a daughter. His wife, Ina Archer, died in 1996.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ina Dodson Archer (1925 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sect. 6 Site 9215 RH
 
Maintained by: pm
Originally Created by: Eamonn
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47273686
LTC Lee A. Archer
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- Lazer
 Added: May. 20, 2016
The history of this Fighter Gunnery Competition is told in “The Last Hurrah” by Harry T. Stewart, Jr. who was one of the pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group participating in the competition. After the 332nd Fighter Group won the competition...the Record and...(Read more)
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