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March 30, 2015
The Associated Press
PATTERSON, Calif. (AP) — Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He was 95.
Williams died Monday of natural causes at his home in Patterson, said his daughter Penny Williams.
A native of San Francisco, Williams was drafted into the Army in 1939 and trained for nine months at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama.
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"I heard many wonderful things about Uncle Leslie. My husband Carl Dawson took our son Eric to visit him during school break. Eric was in the eighth grade at the time and is a recent ..."
"I am remembering with a smile Leslie and Elsie's visit to Boston to see my mom many, many decades ago. A full life well lived. Condolences to Penny and Paula and others in the family."
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