Born: 11 May 1884, Mandal, Vest-Agder?, Norway
Died: 17 Nov 1957, Ukiah, Mendocino Co., California Age 73
California Death Records: Mother's Maiden Name = Simonsen
1920 US Census; Age 35, Single, born in Norway; immigration year 1914; living as lodger at 306 Pratt [now W Sonoma] Street in the Eureka home of 46 year old Gabriel Olsen (mill worker, b Norway), his wife Inger & their 3 children Anna, Olaf & Cicilie; Peter had no occupation listed
1930 US Census: Age 45, Single, living at 1506 Cottage St., Eureka (apparently living alone but next to Norwegians Harrold and Anna Lee & their 2 sons); immigration year 1914; occupation = farm laborer; Veteran = No.
1940 US Census: Age 55, Single; naturalized citizen; living alone in owned home (next to Harold & Anna Lee & their 3 sons Arthur, Bernard & Leonard); he was living in same house in 1935; Peter's occupation was "Laborer/Garden Work" & working on own account.
1942 WW II Draft Registration: Age 58, born Mandal, Norway; address of Rt. 1, Box 22, Hill Tract, Eureka, Calif.; contact person = Harry Lee (same Eureka Box 22 address); Employer = Palmer Shaw, Mitchell Heights, Eureka; occupation "Gardening" at various locations; Height 6' 2", 160 lbs, blue eyes, blonde hair, light complexion.
Obituary: Humboldt Standard, Wed. 20 Nov 1957, p. 28, col. 8:
Peter Lee, 73-year-old former Eureka resident, died at his home in Ukiah Sunday. He was born May 11, 1884, in Norway. He resided in Eureka before moving to Ukiah 10 years ago.
He was a member of the Sons of Norway.
He is survived by a brother, Harold, Eureka, and a brother and four sisters in Norway.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. from Cooper Mortuary, Chapel of the Ferns. The Rev. Otis Lee will officiate. Private interment will follow in Ocean View cemetery.