Observer Co-Publisher Kathryn C. Lee passes at 77

Observer Co-Publisher Kathryn C. Lee passes at 77

In 1956, Kathryn C. Lee was the first African American woman to work at the Sacramento County Sheriff’s office.
In 1956, Kathryn C. Lee was the first African American woman to work at the Sacramento County Sheriff’s office.

[THE SACRAMENTO OBSERVER]

SACRAMENTO – She was a contestant in the Miss Amigos pageant in Sacramento in 1954, but those who knew her said her true beauty lie in her ability to help provide opportunities for other African Americans in the region.

Kathryn C. Lee, co-publisher of the, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, March 25. She was 77.

Read more about Kathryn C. Lee’s legacy at The Sacramento Observer.