Tom Lee Memorial

Tom Lee Memorial (HM2QD)

Location: Memphis, TN 38103 Shelby County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.229', W 90° 3.775'

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A very worthy Negro

Tom Lee with his boat "Zev" saved thirty-two lives when the steamer U.S. Norman sank about twenty miles below Memphis May 8, 1925. But he has a finer monument than this—an invisible one. A monument of kindliness, generosity, courage and bigness of heart. His good deeds were scattered everywhere that day and into eternity.

This monument erected by the grateful people of Memphis.

Watkins Overton · E. H. Crump, Chm. · John Heiskell · E. W. Hale · John Vesey · Abe Plough · Frank Tobey · O. P. Williams · H. S. Lewis · Walter Chandler · Joe Boyle · Jim Wood · Will Fowler · Claude Armour · Hugo Dixon · John T. Dwyer · Joe Curtis · Francis Andres · Col Garner Miller · Robert Fredericks
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HM NumberHM2QD
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Year Placed1954
Placed ByThe grateful people of Memphis
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 5:36pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 767605 N 3892202
Decimal Degrees35.13715000, -90.06291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.229', W 90° 3.775'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 13.74" N, 90° 3' 46.50" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 405-439 Riverside Dr, Memphis TN 38103, US
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