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Joseph Lee

Joseph Lee, American social worker. member Boston School Committee, 1909-1917; member Massachusetts Commision on Probation, 1908-1912; Member Commision on Training Camp Activities appointed by Sections of War and Navy, 1917-1919.

Background

  • Lee, Joseph was born on March 8, 1862 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Perkins (Cabot) Lee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1883, A.M., Bachelor of Laws, 1887, Doctor of Laws, 1926.

    Career

    • Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1887. Organized, and president Massachusetts Civic League. Instrumental in securing much social legislation in Massachusetts.

      Promoter of playground movement. Member Boston School Committee, 1909-1917. Member Massachusetts Commision on Probation, 1908-1912.

      President National Recreation Association, since 1910.

    Works

    • Author: Constructive and Preventive Philanthropy, 1902. Play in Education, 1915.

    Membership

    Member Boston School Committee, 1909-1917. Member Massachusetts Commision on Probation, 1908-1912. Member Commision on Training Camp Activities appointed by Sections of War and Navy, 1917-1919.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret C. Cabot, May 20, 1897.; married second, Marion Snow, October 14, 1930. Children: Mistress Margaret Lee Woodbury, Susan Mary, Joseph, Amy (Mistress Charles C. Colt).
    • father: Henry Lee
    • mother: Elizabeth Perkins (Cabot) Lee
    • spouses: Margaret C. Cabot
    • Marion Snow
    • children: Mistress Margaret Lee Woodbury Lee
    • Susan Mary Lee
    • Joseph Lee
    • Amy Lee (Mistress Charles C. Colt)
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    Died July 28, 1937
    (aged 75)
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