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Blair Lee

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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)