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Blair Lee

Blair Lee, American ex-senator. member Maryland; member Society of the Cincinnati (Va.

Background

  • Lee, Blair was born on August 9, 1857 in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States. Son of Samuel Phillips (admiral) and Elizabeth (Blair) L.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1880, A.M., 1883. Bachelor of Laws, Columbian (now George Washington University, 1882, Master of Laws, 1883.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar of District of Columbia and Maryland. Democratic nominee for Congress, 6th Maryland. District, 1896 (defeated).

      Elected member Maryland. state senate, 1905. Reëlected, 1909; candidate for Democratic nomination for government Maryland, 1911, and defeated by vote in convention of 64 to 65. Elected to the United States Senate November 4, 1913, for period expiring March 3, 1917.

      President Society Lees of Virginia, 1922-1934. Member Society of the Cincinnati (Virginia). Home: Silver Spring, Maryland.

    Membership

    Member Maryland; member Society of the Cincinnati (Va.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Clymer Brooke, October 1, 1891 (died December 24, 1903). Children: Edward Brooke, Phillips Blair, Arthur Fitzgerald (deceased).
    • father: Samuel Phillips Lee
    • spouse: Anne Clymer Brooke
    • children: Edward Brooke Lee
    • Phillips Blair Lee
    • Arthur Fitzgerald Lee (deceased)
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    Died December 25, 1944
    (aged 87)
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