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Thomas Howerton Lee

Thomas Howerton Lee, American judge. Bar: North Carolina 1960, United States District Court (middle and western districts) North Carolina. Member of Durham County Bar Association (treasurer 1962), North Carolina Bar Association (bench, bar, law school committee 1980-1982), Kiwanis.

Background

  • Lee, Thomas Howerton was born on October 20, 1934 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Son of James Grover and Ila Howerton Lee.

  • Education

    • AB, Davidson College, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, Duke University, 1960.

    Career

    • Private practice, Durham, 1960—1963. Assistant solicitor Superior Court, 1963—1966, judge, since 1975, senior resident judge, since 1977. District judge District Court, Durham, 1966—1974.

      Member, news media and administration of justice committee Conference Superior Court Judges, North Carolina, 1978—1980. Member jury pattern committee, since 1982. Served to Second lieutenant United States Army, 1958.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 1960, United States District Court (middle and western districts) North Carolina.

    Membership

    Member of Durham County Bar Association (treasurer 1962), North Carolina Bar Association (bench, bar, law school committee 1980-1982), Kiwanis.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Jackson Lee, May 29, 1965. Children: Thomas Howerton, David Jackson.
    • father: James Grover
    • mother: Ila Howerton Lee
    • spouse: Virginia Jackson Lee
    • children: Thomas Howerton Lee
    • David Jackson Lee
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