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Guide to Citadel Campus Names

Lee Street

William States Lee (1872-1934)

  • Citadel Class of 1894

Named in 1934

“The committee appointed in accordance wit the direction of the Board of Visitors and consisting of Colonel Thomas, Colonel Padgett and General Summerall, for the purpose of recommending names for the buildings, streets, etc., of The Citadel met on May 16, 1934, and submits the following recommendations to the Board. The numbers refer to the elements indicated on the accompanying blue print.

No. 4

William States Lee Street. In honor of William States Lee, a distinguished engineer, alumnus and benefactor of The Citadel.”

Citadel Board of Visitors meeting minutes, May 17, 1934