James Yee

Chaplain, Author

1968 –

92

Who is James Yee?

James J. Yee is an American former United States Army chaplain with the rank of captain. He is best known for being subject to an intense investigation by the United States, but all charges were later dropped.

Yee, a Chinese American, was born in New Jersey and raised in Springfield Township, where he attended Jonathan Dayton High School. Yee graduated from West Point in 1990. Shortly afterward, he converted from Lutheran Christianity to Islam in 1991, undergoing religious training in Syria and meeting his wife Huda, a Palestinian, with whom he now has one child.

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Born
1968
New Jersey
Religion
  • Islam
Ethnicity
  • Chinese American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Military Academy

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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