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 Haeng Ung Lee

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Haeng Ung Lee

Birth
China
Death 5 Oct 2000 (aged 64)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas, USA
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Memorial ID 33153050 View Source
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Founder of the American Taekwondo Association, Martial Arts Instructor. He was born in Manchuria, China, and after World War II, he relocated with his parents to Korea. He moved to the United States in 1962, working to open martial arts classes across the country. In 1969, he founded the American Taekwondo Association and became a U.S. citizen in 1973. Since 1977, the organization's headquarters have been located in Little Rock, Arkansas. He earned the title of Grand Master, having also earned his ninth degree black belt. He became an author, having written various technique books in the art and form of Taekwondo. He was posthumously promoted to tenth degree black belt as well as awarded the title Eternal Grand Master.

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  • Created by: CJ
  • Added: 22 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 33153050
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33153050/haeng-ung-lee : accessed ), memorial page for Haeng Ung Lee (20 Jul 1936–5 Oct 2000), Find a Grave Memorial ID 33153050, citing Forest Hills Memorial Park, Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by CJ (contributor 46972275) .