This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Sammy Lee

AKA Samuel Lee

Born: 1-Aug-1920
Birthplace: Fresno, CA
Died: 2-Dec-2016
Location of death: Newport Beach, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diver

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Olympic diver

Military service: US Army

Father: Eunkee Chun
Mother: Soonkee Rhee
Wife: Rosalind M. K. Wong (m. 1950, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Pamela Lee
Son: Sammy Lee II

    High School: Benjamin Franklin High School (1939)
    University: Occidental College (1943)
    Medical School: University of Southern California

    President's Commission on White House Fellowships
    President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
    Olympic Gold Medal 1948 (10m platform diving)
    Olympic Bronze Medal 1948 (3m springboard diving)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1952 (10m platform diving)
    Sullivan Award 1953
    US Olympic Hall of Fame 1990
    Korean Ancestry

Create a map starting with Sammy Lee
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications