louisiana sheriff harry lee dies

Jefferson Parrish Sheriff Harry Lee, the "Chinese Cowboy" whose controversial policies made him one of Louisiana's best known politicians, died yesterday of leukemia. He was 75: Colorful Louisiana sheriff Harry Lee dies at 75. Born to Chinese immigrants in 1932, Lee had been sheriff of the New Orleans suburb since 1980 and was running for re-election this month. He was an interesting, controversial character who was often accused of being racist and enacting policies that unfairly targetd blacks. More here: Harry Lee, Outspoken Louisiana Sheriff, Dies at 75. RIP, Sheriff.

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