NYC Honorary Street Names


2nd Lt. Samuel Lynn Corner (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the northwest corner of Tuskegee Airmen Way and 148th Street
Honoree:  Samuel Lynn (1920-2000) was a member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew in Europe during WWII. He also fought in the Korean War and later retired from the Air Force after a 24-year career. He received the Bronze Star and Commander of the Year award in 1965. After his career in the military, he became a regional director for the United States Department of Labor in New York. (Wills) [This is one of 18 namings along Tuskegee Airmen Way honoring outstanding units and individuals in African-American military history.]

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