John Lee Edit Profile
Born at "Needwood", near Frederick, Maryland, Lee was educated by private tutors and at Harvard University. He studied law, but did not practice, and rather engaged in the management of his estate "Needwood".
Lee was elected as a Jackson Federalist to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825). He served as chairman of the committee of the House of Representatives appointed to escort the Marquis de Lafayette from Frederick City to Washington in 1825. He was one of the proponents of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, and of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
Lee retired from public life, and resumed management of his estate.
Member United States House of Representatives (Democratic) from Maryland., 18th Congress, 1823-1825, Chairman of Commission to escort Marquis de Lafayette from Frederick City to Washington, District of Columbia, 1825. Member Maryland. House of Delegates, Maryland.