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Lee, A to B

LEE (Soundex L000) — See also CHIN-LEE, EL, ELL, JACKSON-LEE, LE, LEA, LEAW, LEE-JACKSON, LEH, LEI, LEIGH, LEO, LEU, LEUE, LEW, LEY, LIA, LIAO, LIEU, LIOI, LIU, LOE, LUE, LYAU, LYU.

  Lee, A. E. — of Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, A. Edmund — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 1st District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, A. L. — of Louisiana. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Lee, A. W. — of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. Postmaster at Ottumwa, Iowa, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Aaron — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ridgefield, 1821-23, 1829-30, 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Adam — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Middlesex County, 1847-49. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Adele — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1942. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Al — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas railroad commissioner, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Lee, Albert (1910-1982) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Southfield, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., December 15, 1910. Democrat. Accountant; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964; Michigan state auditor general, 1965-77. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in 1982 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Alena C. — of Pacoima, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Lee, Alexander — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Lee, Alfred E. — of Ohio. U.S. Consul General in Frankfort, as of 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Algernon (1873-1954) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, September 15, 1873. Socialist. School teacher; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1905; educational director, Rand School of Social Science, from 1909-35; candidate for New York state assembly, 1909 (New York County 6th District), 1914 (New York County 6th District), 1915 (New York County 20th District); member of Socialist National Committee from New York, 1911; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1912 (18th District), 1918 (13th District), 1920 (14th District), 1920 (14th District), 1926 (13th District); candidate for Governor of New York, 1916; member, New York City Board of Alderman, 1918-21; delegate to Socialist National Convention from New York, 1920; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1922; candidate for New York state senate, 1928 (14th District), 1930 (14th District), 1932 (17th District); delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Died in Amityville, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., January 5, 1954 (age 80 years, 112 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Lee and Jane (Emmerson) Lee; married 1899 to Blanche Knappen (died 1900); married 1907 to Dr. Matilda Sinai.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lee, Alma L. — of Virginia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Lee, Alyce J. — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Lee, Anderson B. — of Alexandria, Madison County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Alexandria, Ind., 1914-22. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Andrew — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Mrs. Andrew E. See Myrtle Shepard Lee
  Lee, Andrew Ericson (1847-1934) — also known as Andrew E. Lee — of Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Born near Bergen, Norway, March 18, 1847. Governor of South Dakota, 1897-1901; defeated (Democratic), 1908; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1924. Died in Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak., March 19, 1934 (age 87 years, 1 days). Interment at Bluff View Cemetery, Vermillion, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Erick A. Lee (1793-1871) and Augusta (Johnson) Lee; brother-in-law of Lyman Burgess (1822?-?) and Hans Gunderson; married 1872 to Annie M. Chappell; married, June 1, 1920, to Myrtle Shepard Lee; uncle of Carl Gunderson.
  Political family: Lee-Gunderson family of Vermillion, South Dakota.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lee, Angus See D. Angus Lee
  Lee, Anna Z. — of Centreville, Fairfax County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Lee, Archibald A. (b. 1881) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., 1881. Lawyer; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1914; Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee). Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1907 to Florence Hughes.
  Lee, Armistead M. — U.S. Vice Consul in Toronto, as of 1943; Melbourne, 1945-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Artemas — of Templeton, Worcester County, Mass. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Massachusetts, 1839 (member, Finance Committee); delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Arthur (1740-1792) — of Virginia. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., December 20, 1740. Physician; lawyer; member of Virginia state legislature, 1781; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1782. Died in Middlesex County, Va., December 12, 1792 (age 51 years, 358 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Lee (1690-1750) and Hannah Harrison (Ludwell) Lee (1701-1750); brother of Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee; great-granduncle of Francis Preston Blair Lee; second great-granduncle of Edward Brooke Lee; third great-granduncle of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Thomas Sim Lee, Henry Lee, Charles Lee and Edmund Jennings Lee; first cousin twice removed of John Lee; first cousin thrice removed of Fitzhugh Lee; first cousin four times removed of Samuel Bullitt Churchill and John Lee Carroll; first cousin six times removed of Outerbridge Horsey; second cousin once removed of Zachary Taylor; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Leonidas Crittenden; second cousin thrice removed of Hancock Lee Jackson (1796-1876); second cousin four times removed of Abraham Lincoln, Elliot Woolfolk Major, James Sansome Lakin and Edgar Bailey Woolfolk; second cousin five times removed of Robert Todd Lincoln, Harrison Moore Lakin and James Offutt Lakin.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lee, Arthur F. — of Chile. Born in England. U.S. Consular Agent in Arica, 1912-17. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Asbury Wright (1840-1927) — also known as Asbury W. Lee — of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa. Born in Bedford, Bedford County, Pa., May 14, 1840. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Died in Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa., November 21, 1927 (age 87 years, 191 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Snyder Lee (1808-1864) and Eliza Ann (Wright) Lee (1815-1884); married to Lillie Goodfellow (1855-1892); third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Upson; fourth cousin of Luther S. Pitkin (1849-?).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Lee, B. G. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Lee, Bailey See Thomas Bailey Lee
  Lee, Barbara (b. 1946) — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., July 16, 1946. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1991-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 (member, Credentials Committee); member of California state senate, 1997-98; U.S. Representative from California, 1998-2018 (9th District 1998-2013, 13th District 2013-18). Female. Baptist. African ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Lee, Barbara — of Staunton, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Lee, Baxter See William Baxter Lee
  Lee, Ben E. — of Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 28th District, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Ben F. — of Lexington, Davidson County, N.C. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Davidson County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Ben H. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Benjamin F. — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Benjamin H. (born c.1854) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., about 1854. Real estate business; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Bert D. — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1977-79. Still living as of 1979.
  Lee, Bertha Wallace — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Lee, Bill See William Swain Lee
  Lee, Bill See William Byron Lee
  Lee, Blair See Francis Preston Blair Lee
  Lee, Blair III (1916-1985) — also known as Francis Preston Blair Lee III — of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., May 19, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1948, 1960, 1964, 1968 (alternate), 1972; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1955-62; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1962; member of Maryland state senate District 3-B, 1967-69; secretary of state of Maryland, 1969-71; Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1971-79; Governor of Maryland, 1977-79; defeated in primary, 1978. Episcopalian. Died in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., October 25, 1985 (age 69 years, 159 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Brooke Lee and Elizabeth Somerville (Wilson) Lee (1900-1984); brother of Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. and Elizabeth Lee (1924-1981; who married David Scull); married, July 6, 1944, to Mathilde Boal (daughter of Pierre de Lagarde Boal); grandson of Francis Preston Blair Lee; great-grandnephew of Montgomery Blair and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; second great-grandson of Francis Preston Blair, Augustus Rhodes Sollers and Daniel Robeadeau Clymer; second great-grandnephew of Hiester Clymer; third great-grandson of Richard Henry Lee and James Blair; third great-grandnephew of Francis Lightfoot Lee, Arthur Lee and William Hiester; fourth great-grandnephew of John Hiester and Daniel Hiester (1747-1804); first cousin twice removed of James Lawrence Blair and Gist Blair; first cousin four times removed of Isaac Ellmaker Hiester; first cousin five times removed of Daniel Hiester (1774-1834); first cousin six times removed of Joseph Hiester; second cousin four times removed of Thomas Sim Lee, Henry Lee, Charles Lee and Edmund Jennings Lee; second cousin five times removed of John Eager Howard; third cousin thrice removed of John Lee and William Julian Albert; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Wingate Folk (1869-1923).
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Lee, Bracken See Joseph Bracken Lee
  Lee, Bradley See E. Bradley Lee
  Lee, Bradner W. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Brooke See Edward Brooke Lee
  Lee, Brooke, Jr. See Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.
  Lee, Bruce — of Fullerton, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2000; co-chair, Arrangements Committee, co-chair, 1984. Still living as of 2000.
  Lee, Bruce B. — of Sacramento County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Burch See W. Burch Lee


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