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Lee, Francis Lightfoot

Born: 1734 AD
Died: 1797 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1734 - Born in Westmoreland County, Virginia on the 14th of October.

1758 - He was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses.

1772 - Francis married Rebecca Plater Tayloe.

1774 - He called for a general congress and a Virginia Convention, which he attended.

1775 - He served, he was a radical patriot, siding with Patrick Henry in opposing the Stamp Act.

1778-1782 - He served in the Virginia State senate.

         - He was a delegate to the first Continental Congress.

1797 - Died at his home, “Menokin,” in Richmond County, Virginia on the 11th of January.


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