Friday, September 13, 2013

Poy Gum Lee (Li Jinpei), Student

1917 Clintonian
DeWitt Clinton High School
Bronx, New York City

(click images to enlarge)
Bottom row, far left
Sketch.....Lee, Eaton

DeWitt Clinton Alumni Association
Notable Alumni

Who’s Who of the Chinese in New York
Warner Montagnie Van Norden
Lee Gum Poy—is a son of Lee Yick Deep, and was born in New York in 1900. Mr. Lee has attended the public and high schools of this city and studied art in the De Witt Clinton High School. At present he is attending Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. During the taking of the State Military census in the Spring of this year, Mr. Lee offered his services and acted as secretary. He is a member of the Chinese Boy Scouts. Address—32 Mott.

Lee Gum Poy’s father, Lee Yick Deep, is profiled on pages 55 and 56.

The Sun
(New York)
May 4, 1919

...Poy G. Lee, ’19...

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
(New York)
June 26, 1920
“450 Get Diplomas at Pratt Institute”
(see bottom of column)

Brooklyn Standard Union
(New York)
June 26, 1920
“438 Are Graduated by Pratt Institute”
(see column two)

Prattonia 1920
page 81: Poy Gum Lee, “Gumpoy”
32 Mott St., New York City.
Soccer, ’17, ’18, ’19
Basketball, ’18
Hockey Manager, ’18
Glee Club, ’19, ’20

page 108: Glee Club

Directory of Students
Lee, Poy Gum e 32 Mott St

Chinese Exclusion Act Case File
National Archives New York City Branch

(Updated July 22, 2021; tomorrow: Poy Gum Lee (Li Jinpei), 1921, 1923, 1926)

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