Since his father was the President of an African American school, Lee befriended black children in the town. That was frowned upon.
When he attended Yale University, he conducted an experiment causing a blackout on campus. He was suspended.
He was married four times, but his fourth wife remained with him until he passed away.
Though he did vote for Franklin Roosevelt, but later labeled him as the "first fascist President".
Not only did he receive the Edison Medal but he had an award named after him for engineers titled the "Lee De Forest Medal".
After his heart attack in 1958, he was mostly bedridden until his death in 1961.
When he was sued for fraud in 1913, he was forced to sell his vacuum-tube patent and his rights for wireless telegraphy.
Some historians say he was wrongly credited for the invention of the radio and that credit belonged to Edwin Armstrong, even though the court ruled in Forest's favor.
Forest filed over 15 patents from 1902 to 1914. All of them were issued.
His findings were held at a museum called Foothill College, but the museum closed after the college broke its contract.
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