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Lee Youngman is a Ramapo ...
Lee Youngman is a Ramapo police detective; Frank Youngman is an Orangetown patrol officer and spent several years on the Spring Valley force.
Two of Lee Youngman's
sons are Ramapo police officers.
Born in Brooklyn in 1933, Youngman
moved to the Happy Valley School children's home in Pomona six years later.In 1951, at 17, he
enlisted in the Marine Corps and fought in the Korean War.He
received two Bronze Stars for valor and two Purple Hearts, Lee Youngman
future wife, Joyce, at the Happy Valley children's home.They were married for 52 years and had eight children, 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.After serving in Korea, Youngman worked for three years as a lineman for Rockland Light and Power, now Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc.
Orangetown Police Chief Red Lewis recruited him to the force in 1956.He was promoted to sergeant in 1969 and joined the detective bureau as a sergeant in 1971.
In an interview with The Journal News
retirement in January 1990, Youngman
said one of his
proudest moments as a police officer came on April 30, 1973.
On that day he
captured two suspects 20 minutes after they killed two men on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.
"I figured they'd be heading south, and sure enough their car broke down and they abandoned it on 9W," he
told the paper.
will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Murder trial prosecution finishes case
Yesterday's final witness was Detective Lee Youngman of the Ramapo police, one of two lead investigators in the case. Youngman
testified about interviewing Peter Visich on Jan 7 and 8 after his wife had been killed and about interviewing Thon the next month in the Morris County jail in New Jersey.
Edwards also questioned Youngman
about Peter Visich being at Ramapo police headquarters for 16 hours after finding his wife's body.
echoed other detectives' testimony that Visich was free to leave at any time and had been cooperating with investigators.
was asked if he
Two sons are police officers, Detective ...
Two sons are police officers, Detective Lee Youngman of Ramapo and Frank Youngman of Orangetown.
two sons are officers in Ramapo.
Visiting hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and Wednesday at Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave., Northvale, N.J. For more information, call the funeral home at 845-359-2323.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at American Legion Kearsing Post.Youngman
will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
Read more about this story tomorrow in The Journal News
Spring Valley man convicted in Monsey robbery
Ramapo police Detectives James Burbridge, Lee Youngman and Sgt.
Hired killer apologizes at sentencing
Valvo and Cincotta told Kelly that Thon gave a full confession to Ramapo police Detectives Lee Youngman and James Burbridge before being given the cooperation agreement to testify against Visich, 36, an unemployed machinist.