Frederick B. Lee

8/2/06 - 10/20/92

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Frederick Lee received his A.B. degree from Stanford in 1928 and a law degree from Harvard in 1931. He served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He rose to the rank of commander, authored a manual for naval flight instructors, and supervised training in night fighters and torpedo units. After the war, he joined the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) as Program Planning Officer. He was made executive assistant to the Administrator in January 1947 and became Deputy Administrator the same year. On April 27, 1953, be became CAA Administrator.

Frederick Lee served on Seaboard's board of directors in the early 1970s.