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Lemuel Lewie, a Tuskegee Airman and retired Carver Vo-Tech teacher, dies at 99

Lemuel Lewie, a Tuskegee Airman and retired Carver Vo-Tech teacher, dies at 99

Lemuel "Arthur" Lewie Jr., a retired Carver Vocational-Technical High School science teacher who was a member of the World War II unit known as the Tuskegee Airmen, died of congestive heart failure April 14 at PowerBack Rehabilitation in Lutherville. The Windsor Mill resident was 99.

Mr. Lewie was the last Baltimore-area member of the Airmen, the first group of African American military aviators in the United States Armed Forces. He was honored for his service on numerous occasions and most recently appeared at the city’s War Memorial on Veterans Day 2018.

“The unit, comprising the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of the Army Air Forces, became...

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