Lee Robert Sackett

FatherArden H Sackett1 (1837-1919)
MotherMargaret Winters1 (1848-1927)
MarriageMary Grace Schaufele
Lee Robert Sackett
(Src: Leonard A Sackett)
Lee Robert Sackett, son of Arden H Sackett and Margaret Winters, was born in Nankin Township, Wayne County, MichiganG, on 10 September 1886.2,3 He died aged 72 at the St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, MichiganG, on 17 December 1958.2,3 He was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth, Wayne County, MichiganG.2 He married Mary Grace Schaufele. Mary was born in about 1892.4 She was buried at Riverside CemeteryG on 14 July 1967.4
     Lee completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was aged 30 and was living in PlymouthG. He was a self-employed painter.5
     He served in Russia in the First World War as a cook in Company A, 310 Engineers (the Polar Bears), supporting the White Russians.2,6
     Lee joined the Plymouth police force in 1933, and was promoted to chief of police in 1944. He held that post until his retirement in 1951.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Sackett database.
  2. Cemetery Transcription, Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth, Wayne County, Michigan (www.interment.net), "Sackett, Lee Robert, b. 9-10-1886, d. 12/17/1958, Cook Co. A. 310 Eng. World War I."
  3. Newspaper obituary.
  4. Cemetery Transcription, Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth, Wayne County, Michigan, "Sackett, Mary Grace, bur. 7/14/1967, age: 75yr."
  5. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918" (FamilySearch image), Michigan, Wayne County no 4, Roll 1683039.
    "No 82, Lee Robt Sackett, age 30, Plymouth, Mich., b. 10 Sep 1886, natural-born citizen, b. Nankin Twp, Mich, painter, self-employed at Plymouth, no dependents, single, Caucasian, no military service, no exemptions claimed, Registrant: short ht, medium build, blue eyes, l. brown hair, not bald, no disabilities. Reg Plymouth Twp, Wayne County, Michigan, 5 Jun 1917."
  6. Email from Len Sackett to Chris Sackett, 5 June 2006, "Lee Robert Sackett of Plymouth, Michigan (son of Arden). During WWI Lee served as a cook in Company A, 310 Engineers (the Polar Bears) in Russia supporting the White Russians."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Descendants of Arden H Sackett
Last Edited29 Feb 2016

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