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Col Joel Robert Lee
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1872
Mount Willing
Lowndes County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1926
College Park
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Born in Alabama he served in the United States Army as both Private and Corporal in A Battery, 4th United States Artillery from August 6, 1892 to November 5, 1895. He was a Private, 1st United States Artillery and Hospital Steward from September 22, 1896 to April 18, 1899. He was promoted to Second Lieutenant, 10th United States Infantry on April 5, 1899. He was promoted to First Lieutenant on February 2, 1901 and rose through the ranks eventually becoming a Colonel.

He was an officer in the United States Army Medical Corps during the Spanish American War. He also served in Cuba and the Philippines. While stationed in Cuba he married Harriet Gaddis, a Red Cross nurse from Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in 1900 at Morro Castle. He transferred to the Philippines in 1901 and Harriet died later that year. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Gertrude Louise Hughes Lee (1886 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Sara Helen Lee Adams (1922 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship

COL, US ARMY
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 4, Plot 3280.
 
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Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 910377
Col Joel Robert Lee
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Col Joel Robert Lee
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Col Joel Robert Lee
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