Paul Santee

Paul Santee was born in New Jersey to Beulah and Howard Santee in 1919. He had a younger sister, Mary. The family lived in Teaneck. Paul attended Teaneck High School and appeared in the 1933 Yearbook which indicated that he was a Captain of the Junior and Senior Assembly Squads. He attended Union College, Schenectady, NY and is mentioned in the 1943 Yearbook. He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta undergraduate fraternity and was active in both intramural and intercollegiate sports. He was also a member of the Student Council.

Paul enlisted in the Army on 8/11/41 and served in the Infantry for 5 months prior to being transferred to the Air Force. He attained the rank of Second Lieutenant and served as a Pilot Instructor who taught Advanced Training at the Marianna Air Force Base in Florida.

Lieutenant Santee was killed in a plane crash during a training exercise on 1/10/43. This brave young man is buried at the Ridge Chapel Cemetery in Williamson (Wayne County) New York.

WWII Scrapbook

  1. October 24, 1942
  2. January 11, 1943

High School Yearbook

  1. 1933 Yearbook, Page 77

Te-Hi News (Teaneck High School Newspaper)

  1. June 1, 1944

Union College, Schenectady, NY, Yearbook "Garnet"

  1. 1943 Yearbook, Page 35

  1. 1920 United States Federal Census for Paul B. Santee
  2. 1930 United States Federal Census for Paul B. Santee
  3. 1940 United States Federal Census for Paul B. Santee
  4. U.S. World War II Amry Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
  5. U.S., WWII Jewish Servicemen Cards, 1942-1947 for Paul B. Santee

National World War II Memorial, Wash., D.C. Website

  1. War Department Files - 2 LT Paul B. Santee

Find A Grave Website

  1. Paul Britton Santee