Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Past owner of the Pine Bluffs Post - "Jim" Lee passes


Courtesy Photo

Above right: "Jim" Lee operating a Linotype at the Minnesota State Fair. A group of volunteers operated a demonstration hot type newspaper in the Heritage Square exhibit. Lee visited there several years to volunteer.

James Huddart "Jim" Lee, 103, passed away December, 25, 2020 at his assisted living facility in Las Vegas, NV.

Jim was born November 27, 1917 in Harrisburg, Nebraska. Three years later his family moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming and he attended school there. In 1937 Jim and his parents Clarence (C. M.) and Carrie, purchased the Pine Bluffs Post.

In 1942 during World War II, Jim was drafted into the US Army. He was a member of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division fighting in North Africa, Sicily, Italy and France. After moving through Italy into France, Jim finished his Army career where he wanted to...

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