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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, O. H. — of Placer County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 20th District, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, O. S. — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, O'Donnell See C. O'Donnell Lee
  Lee, Oliver J. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Lee, Oliver M. — of Alamogordo, Otero County, N.M. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico Territory, 1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Oliver M. — of Hawaii. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Lee, Otis Hoffpower (1910-1990) — of Texas. Born in Pecan Island, Vermilion Parish, La., December 17, 1910. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1947-51, 1953-55; candidate for Texas state senate, 1951. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Member Lamar University Hall of Honor. Died of heart failure, in Groves, Jefferson County, Tex., March 4, 1990 (age 79 years, 77 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves, Tex.
  Lee, P. A. See Permillas Arten Lee
  Lee, Pat — of Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Lee, Patricia — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 105th District, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Lee, Permillas Arten (1880-1955) — also known as P. A. Lee — of Dunn, Harnett County, N.C. Born in Johnston County, N.C., June 15, 1880. Democrat. Pharmacist; member of North Carolina state senate 12th District, 1935. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Dunn, Harnett County, N.C., March 21, 1955 (age 74 years, 279 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Dunn, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Lee and Henrietta (Tart) Lee; married 1909 to Hautence Thornton.
  Lee, Philip L. — of Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County 1st District, 1952; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 11th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Phillip — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Lee, R. E. — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla. Mayor of DeLand, Fla., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Lee, R. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Mrs. R. T. — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Ralph B. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Ray E. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Austin, Tex., 1939-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Raymond See E. Raymond Lee
  Lee, Raymond J. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Rex See Hyrum Rex Lee
  Lee, Rex E. (1935-1996) — of Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 27, 1935. Republican. Lawyer; law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White, 1963-64; U.S. Solicitor General, 1981-85; president, Brigham Young University, 1989-95. Mormon. Member, Rotary. Died March 11, 1996 (age 61 years, 13 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rex E. Lee and Mabel (Whiting) Lee; father of Mike Lee (1971-); great-grandson of John Doyle Lee; first cousin of Stewart Lee Udall, Morris King Udall and Lee Kenyon Udall; first cousin once removed of Milan Dale Smith, Jr., Thomas Stewart Udall, Mark E. Udall and Gordon Harold Smith.
  Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Lee, Richard — of Livingston County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Richard See J. Richard Lee
  Lee, Richard — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Candidate in primary for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 2001, 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Lee, Richard Bland (1761-1827) — Born in Prince William County, Va., January 20, 1761. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1784; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1789-95 (at-large 1789-91, 4th District 1791-93, 17th District 1793-95); judge in District of Columbia, 1827. Died in Madison County, Ky., March 12, 1827 (age 66 years, 51 days). Original interment in private or family graveyard; subsequent interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in 1975 at Sully, Chantilly, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Lee (1729-1787) and Lucy Ludwell Gaines (Grymes) Lee (1734-1792); brother of Henry Lee (1756-1818) and Charles Lee; married to Elizabeth Collins Lee (1769-1858); grandnephew of Richard Bland; granduncle of Fitzhugh Lee (1835-1905); third great-grandfather of Lee Marvin; first cousin once removed of Richard Henry Lee; third cousin of Zachary Taylor.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Mason family of Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lee, Richard Charles (1916-2003) — also known as Richard C. Lee; Dick Lee; "Mr. Urban America" — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., March 12, 1916. Democrat. Mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1954-69; defeated, 1949, 1951; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1956, 1960. Died, from diabetes and heart disease, February 2, 2003 (age 86 years, 327 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lee, Richard E. — of Norfolk, Va. Mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1807-08. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Richard Earl — of Pineville, Rapides Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Lee, Richard H. — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Postmaster at Camden, N.J., 1863-66, 1867-79. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Richard H. — of Coalsmouth (now St. Albans), Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Coalsmouth, W.Va., 1871-72; St. Albans, W.Va., 1872. Burial location unknown.
Richard Henry Lee Lee, Richard Henry (1732-1794) — of Westmoreland County, Va. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., January 20, 1732. Democrat. Planter; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1774-79, 1784-85, 1787; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1777, 1780, 1785; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1789-92. Died in Westmoreland County, Va., June 19, 1794 (age 62 years, 150 days). Interment at Burnt House Field Cemetery, Near Hague, Westmoreland County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Lee (1690-1750) and Hannah Harrison (Ludwell) Lee (1701-1750); brother of Francis Lightfoot Lee and Arthur Lee; married, December 5, 1757, to Ann Aylett (1738-1768); married 1769 to Ann (Gaskins) Pinckard (1745-1796); great-grandfather of Francis Preston Blair Lee; second great-grandfather of Edward Brooke Lee; third great-grandfather of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; first cousin once removed and father-in-law of Charles Lee; first cousin once removed of Thomas Sim Lee, Henry Lee, Richard Bland 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, James Sansome Lakin, Elliot Woolfolk Major 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).
  Lee counties in Ga. and Ill. are named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Richard Henry Lee: Oliver P. Chitwood, Richard Henry Lee : Statesman of the Revolution
  Image source: The South in the Building of the Nation (1909)
  Lee, Richard S. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 138th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Lee, Robert Bartlett (1912-1988) — also known as Robert B. Lee — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo.; Aurora, Adams County, Colo. Born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., November 16, 1912. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado 18th District, 1960-69; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1969-83. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Elks; Lions. Died June 16, 1988 (age 75 years, 213 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence Eugene Lee and Mary Lillian (Jennings) Lee; married, September 27, 1941, to Ruth Elisabeth Wade.
  Lee, Robert C. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, 1897, 1903-15. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Robert C. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1926, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Robert C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Lee, Robert E. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Springfield, Mo., 1910-12. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Robert E. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Robert E. — also known as "Swede" — Republican. Nominated in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District 1992, but withdrew before election. Still living as of 1992.
  Lee, Robert Emmet (1912-1993) — also known as Robert E. Lee — of Illinois; Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 31, 1912. Republican. FBI special agent; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1953-81; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1981. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of liver cancer, in a hospital at Arlington, Arlington County, Va., April 5, 1993 (age 81 years, 5 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick J. Lee and Delia (Ryan) Lee; married 1936 to Wilma Rector.
  Lee, Robert Emmett (1868-1916) — also known as Robert E. Lee — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., October 12, 1868. Democrat. Merchant; Schuylkill County Treasurer, 1905; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1911-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Died in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 19, 1916 (age 48 years, 38 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Pottsville, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lee, Robert Franklin, Sr. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 27, 1933-36, 1939-50. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Lee, Robert G. — of Michigan. Conservative. Candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Lee, Mrs. Robert M. — of Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Lee, Mrs. Robert Q. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1930. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Lee, Robert Quincy (1869-1930) — also known as Robert Q. Lee — of Texas. Born near Coldwater, Tate County, Miss., January 12, 1869. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1929-30; died in office 1930. Died, in a hospital at Washington, D.C., April 18, 1930 (age 61 years, 96 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Cisco, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lee, Rosaline May — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Lee, Russel M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 37th District, 1970; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 106th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


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