T. James Hallee ’59 died on October 5, 2022, in Portland, Maine.
(The following was provided by the Hobbs Funeral Home on October 5, 2022)
Theodore James (Jim) Hallee, age 85, died peacefully at Maine Medical Center in Portland on October 5th, 2022, from a head injury. He was surrounded by his wife of sixty-two years, Linda, and his sister-in-law, Sharon, his son, Mark, his daughter, Lynne, and his son-in-law, Jim.
Jim began his post high school education studying chemical engineering at Bowdoin College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. However, he decided to become a doctor and moved to the University of Vermont, where he also began his career in the Army. Jim completed his internship and residency at Fort Lewis Washington before moving to West Point and becoming the Chief of Medicine. After a time, Jim moved back to Maine where he worked at Maine Medical Center and was a founding member of an internal medicine practice. Jim completed another year of residency while at Maine Medical Center and became a nephrologist. Jim’s career in medicine spanned multiple decades. His career in the army lasted over twenty years where he rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Jim was a lover of family, dogs, gardening, travel, Boston’s sports and reading. He is survived by his wife, Linda, their daughter, Lynne Purcell of Atlanta, Georgia, their son, Mark Hallee of Providence, R.I., and three grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Sharon, several siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.