Frederick James Lewis


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Frederick James Lewis

  • Born: 24 Jul 1918, Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky
  • Marriage: Emma Elizabeth Reid on 26 Apr 1943 in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., VA
  • Died: 11 Jul 2011 at age 92
  • Buried: Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Prince William Co., VA

bullet  General Notes:

Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999
Name: Freddie J Lewis
Date of Birth: 24 Jul 1918
Birth Place: Fayette Co., Kentucky
Mother's name: Mary Flynn
Volume Number: 64
Certificate Number: 31788
Volume Year: 1918
Note: Frederick's marriage license names his mother as Mary Flynn

Frederick J Lewis
Birth: Jul. 24, 1918
Death: Jul. 11, 2011
Frederick J. Lewis
CDR/USN (Ret.) Physicist
Frederick J. Lewis, 92, died on July 11, 2011 in Warrenton, VA twelve days before his 93rd birthday.
He saved lives; as a student in Austin, TX as a lifeguard, as a naval officer during World War II in Tunisia and Sicily protecting American ships from enemy mines, as a director of personnel protection at the Naval Medical Field Laboratory at Camp Lejeune developing three parts of body armor for modern warfare which was tested in Korea and reduced casualties by 50%. At the Naval Medical Center Bethesda he developed the atomic /biological chemical (ABC) shelter for use by the general public in 1961-62. In civil service at the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, he authored standards for Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and coordinated nationwide ambulance design, EMS personnel training and promoted 911 as a nationwide call and the use of military helicopters in highway evacuation (MAST).
His first wife, Emma Elizabeth Reid, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Pinkau-Lewis, two children from his first marriage; Victoria Marie Lewis and her husband, Frank Simeone of San Francisco, CA and Paul F. Lewis and his wife, Susan of Felton, DE. He also leaves a sister-in-law, Christine Eisenberg and husband, Peter of Berlin, Germany, brother-in-law Klaus Pinkau and wife Ursula of Munich, Germany and twelve nieces and nephews in Germany.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, July 14 at 10:30 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment Quantico National Cemetery with honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's 271 Winchester St. Warrenton, VA 20186, the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, 9535 Linton Hall Road, Bristow, VA 20126-1222 or to St. Edwards University, 3001 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-6489.
Burial: Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Prince William Co., VA
Created by: Scott and Renee
Record added: Jul 12, 2011


Frederick married Emma Elizabeth Reid, daughter of Milton Raymond Reid and Patricia Elizabeth (Pattie) Daughtrey, on 26 Apr 1943 in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., VA. (Emma Elizabeth Reid was born on 24 Feb 1919 in Norfolk, Virginia and died on 15 Jun 1995 in Norfolk City, VA.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014
Name: Emma Elizabeth Reid
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 23
Birth Date: abt 1920 in Norfolk, VA
Marriage Date: 26 Apr 1943
Marriage Place: Norfolk, Virginia
Registration Place: Norfolk, Virginia
Father: Milton R Reid
Mother: Patty E Daughtrey
Spouse: Frederick James Lewis
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 24
Birth Date: 1919 in Lexington, KY
Spouse Father: Frederick Lewis
Spouse Mother: Mary Flynn

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