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Henry Thomas Lee, American lawyer. Member Phi Beta Kappa. Episcopalian.

Background

Lee, Henry Thomas was born on July 28, 1840 in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, United States. Son of Thomas Rathbone and Mary (Rankin) Lee.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette College, 1860, A.M., 1863. Major 4th New York Heavy Artillery during Civil War, 1861-1865. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1869.

Career

January 25, 1877. Taught Latin, mathematics and English, Lafayette College, 1860-1861, 1865-1866. Practiced law New York, 1869-1876, at Los Angeles, California, since 1877. Senior member of law firm of Lee, Chase, Overton & Valentine, 1909-1910, Lee & Valentine, since 1910.

Special counsel for City of Los Angeles in water litigation, 1890-1907. President Department Public Service, Los Angeles, since 1910.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa. Episcopalian.

Connections

Married Josephine Mason Moir, of New New York.

father:
Thomas Rathbone Lee

mother:
Mary (Rankin) Lee

spouse:
Josephine Mason Moir