Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Blair Lee III (1916-1985)
MSA SC 3520-1491

BornMay 19, 1916 in Silver Spring, Maryland1
FatherE. Brooke Lee2
MotherElizabeth S. (Wilson) Lee3
EducationPrinceton University, B.A., American History, 1938; law studies, George Washington University, 1939-19404
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalian5
Marriage1944 to Mathilde ("Mimi") Boal6
ChildrenEight children: Francis Preston Blair Lee IV, Pierre Boal Lee, Joseph Wilson Lee, Christopher Gist Lee, Frederick Brooke Lee, Philip Ludwell Lee, John Fitzgerald Lee, and Jeanne Lee Sataloff7
Military Service:  U.S. Navy, 1941-1945; achieved rank of lieutenant commander8
Positions held:
           Editor, Maryland News, Montgomery County, 1945-49
            President, Maryland Press Association, 1949
            Appointed to National Capital Planning Commission, 1949
            Maryland House of Delegates, 1954-62
            Maryland Senate, 1966-69
            Secretary of State, 1969-71
            Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1971-79
           Acting Governor of Maryland, 1977-799
Died:  October 25, 1985 in Silver Spring10
Buried:  Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.11

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