Oral History

Major William F. Lee

A lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1963, Lee commanded the Silent Drill Platoon and was involved in numerous ceremonies at the White House and Camp David during the Kennedy years. After the assassination, he led the “Death Watch” rotations at the White House and in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Recorded November 16, 2007, May 11, 2013, and November 29, 2017.

Major Lee passed away on December 8, 2019.