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Wayne Cyril Lee

Wayne Cyril Lee, American author. Named one of Historian of Year, High Plains Preservation History Commission, 1981. Member of Toastmasters (president Imperial, Nebraska 1964-1965, 1972-1973), Nebraska State History Society Foundation (director since 1975), Nebraska Writers Guild (president 1974-1976), Western Writers America 1970-1971.

Background

  • Lee, Wayne Cyril was born on July 2, 1917 in Lamar, Nebraska, United States. Son of David Elmer and Rosa Belle (Deselms) Lee.

  • Career

    • With Rural Mail, Lamar, 1951—1977. Instructor Writer's Digest School, 1976—1995. Served with Signal Corps.

      United States Army, 1945.

    Works

    • War At Nugget Creek
    • Texan Dan York came to Goldtown to give his stepsister Carlista her inheritance and investigate the buggy accident that had taken the lives of his father and stepmother.
    • Deadly Days in Kansas
    • Meet the legends of Dodge City and Abilene Bill Hickock, Clay Allison, the Earp brothers, and Tom Smith.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Christian Church

    Membership

    Member of Toastmasters (president Imperial, Nebraska 1964-1965, 1972-1973), Nebraska State History Society Foundation (director since 1975), Nebraska Writers Guild (president 1974-1976), Western Writers America 1970-1971.

    Connections

    • Married Pearl May Sheldon Lee, March 17, 1948. Children: Wayne Sheldon, Charles Lester.
    • father: David Elmer Lee
    • mother: Rosa Belle (Deselms) Lee
    • spouse: Pearl May Sheldon Lee
    • children: Wayne Sheldon Lee
    • Charles Lester Lee
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    Born July 2, 1917
    Nationality
    • 1951 - 1977
      With Rural Mail
      Lamar, South Carolina, United States
    • 1976 - 1995
      instructor, Writer's Digest School

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