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Rufus E. Lester

congressman , lawyer

Rufus E. Lester, American congressman, lawyer. member Congress, 1889-1907, 1st Georgia district.

Background

Lester, Rufus E. was born on December 12, 1837 in Burke County, Georgia, United States. Son of Ezekiel and Mary (Lewis) Lester.

Education

Graduate Mercer University.

Career

President State senate, 1876-1879.

Membership

Member Congress, 1889-1907, 1st Georgia district.

Connections

father:
Ezekiel Lester

mother:
Mary (Lewis) Lester