Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

John L. G. Lee (1869-1952)
MSA SC 3520-1714


Born 1869, in Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland.  Son of Otho and Sallie (Griffith) Lee.  Attended Bel Air Academy; Johns Hopkins University, 1893, University of Maryland School of Law.  Admitted to the Maryland bar, December 13, 1893.  Married Caroline Webster Hunger, 1914.  Died May 29, 1952, in Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland.  Buried at Rock Spring Cemetery, Forest Hill, Maryland.

House of Delegates, Harford County, 1896, 1918, and 1922. (D) Speaker of the House, 1922.

Lawyer and farmer. Worked as an assistant district attorney under William L. Marbury. Served on the staff of Governor Edwin Warfield. At the time of his death, Lee was the oldest member of the Harford County bar. As such, "It was his privilege as the dean of the local Bar to make the motions adjourning the Circuit Court at the end of each term." (The Harford Democrat, 6 June 1952).

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