James Warren Lee

Born: 1909
Birthplace: New Orleans, La.

After receiving a B.S. from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1931, New Orleans native James Warren Lee went on to earn an M.S. in 1931 and a Ph.D. in 1941 from Iowa University. Lee's research focused primarily in protozoan motor activities. But he also had an extensive career as an educator, heading the biology department at Arkansas State College from 1935 to 1941 and serving as an instructor at Southern University A & M in 1944 until his death in 1960.

Died: 1960