Lee Archer Of Famed Tuskegee Airmen Dies At Age 90
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A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen has died.
Lieutenant Colonel Lee Archer died Wednesday at Cornell University Medical Center in Manhattan, his son says. He was 90 years old.
Archer was considered the only "ace" pilot in the country's first black fighter group in World War II. He's credited with shooting down four planes during the war.
Archer also broke barriers when he became an executive at General Foods Corporation and founded a venture capital firm.