Lester Lee Culpepper1

Male, #47882, (18 Aug 1926 - Apr 1975)
Father*Luther Louis Culpepper2 (31 Aug 1895 - )
Mother*Viola Ward2 (29 Dec 1896 - Nov 1983)
Birth*18 Aug 1926 He was born on 18 Aug 1926 at Greenville, Greenville Co., South Carolina.1,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Lester was listed as a son in an unknown person 's household on the 1930 Census at Greenville Co., South Carolina.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in South Carolina.3 
World War II*between 1944 and 1946 He served as an enlisted man between 1944 and 1946 (Lester L. Culpepper, 5759610. Born in Greenville, SC on 18 Aug 1926. Home Address: Greenville, Greenville Co., SC. Enlisted for active duty in the US Navy on 7 May 1944. Awards: ACM APCM 1 S/S WWIIVM. Discharged as a S2C from the NOB Eniwetok IS on 17 Aug 1946.)4 
Birth of Son7 Dec 1950 His son Lester Lee Culpepper Jr. was born on 7 Dec 1950.3 
Birth of Soncirca 1953 His son Lawrence Mack Culpepper was born circa 1953 at Greenville, Greenville Co., South Carolina
Death*Apr 1975 He died in Apr 1975 at age 48.3 


Margie Mathis Pace
Last Edited17 Nov 2015


  1. "The Official Roster of South Carolina Servicemen and Servicewomen in World War II, 1941-46, Volume II", Compiled under the direction of Robert E. McNair, Governor. Page 1001.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 72, Sheet 5B, Lines 80-82, Off Locust-Green Road, Oneal Twp, Greenville Co., SC
    Rents, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Lewis L. Culpepper, Head, M, 38, md@33, GA/GA/GA, Farmer, Vet=N
    Viola Culpepper, Wife, F, 33, md@28, NC/NC/NC
    Lester L. Culpepper, Son, M, 3 9/12, Sng, SC/SC/SC (sic)
    Carrie R. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 1 5/12, Sng, SC/SC/SC (sic).
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  4. The Official Roster of South Carolina Serviceman and Servicewomen in World War II, 1941-46 (Five Volumes), Columbia, SC: SC Division of General Services, Repository: Tomkins Library in Edgefield SC, Call No. F274.7 M3 1941-1946.
    Vol. II.