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Richard Henry Lee

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Died Jun 19, 1794

Richard Henry Lee was an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' independence from Great Britain. He was a signatory to the Articles of Confederation and his famous resolution of June 1776 led to the United States Declaration of Independence, which Lee signed. He also served a one-year term as the President of the Continental Congress, and was a U.S.… Read More

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Richard Henry Lee
Richard Henry Lee
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  • Francis Lightfoot Lee II
    Francis Lightfoot Lee II
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1732 Birth Lee was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia to Thomas Lee and Hannah Harrison Ludwell Lee on January 20, 1732. … Read More

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1794 62 Years Old Died on June 19, 1794.
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