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February 6, 1990


A memorial service for Jung Kong Lee, a multinational business executive and former Kansas University professor who died Wednesday, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union.

Born in Hong Kong, Mr. Lee, 65, was a Kansas University professor of chemistry for 24 years. He resigned in 1980 to manage the Lee Hysan Estate Co., a family investment company in Hong Kong for three generations, and the affiliated Hysan Development Co.

Mr. Lee served on a committee that drafted the constitution which will be used when Hong Kong's sovereignty reverts to China in 1997.

At KU, Mr. Lee's research was in eltroanalytical chemistry, radiochemistry and chromatography. He served as associate chairman of the chemistry department from 1970 to 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Ingrid; a son, Oliver; his mother; Mrs. Hysan Lee, Hong Kong; three brothers; and five sisters.

The family suggests contributions to the J.K. Lee Fellowship Fund in care of the Kansas University Endownment Assn. or Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

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