Thomas Ludwell Lee

Thomas Ludwell Lee

Born Dec 13, 1730

Thomas Ludwell Lee, Sr. was an editor of the Virginia Declaration of Rights. He was the older brother of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee, William Lee, and Arthur Lee. He was a member of the House of Burgesses from 1758-1765, but refused to enter into national politics. John Adams, quoting George Wythe once said he was "the delight of the eyes of every Virginian, but would not engage in public life"..… Read More

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1730 Birth Born in 1730.


1758 28 Years Old He was a member of the House of Burgesses from 1758–1765, but refused to enter into national politics. … Read More


1763 33 Years Old …  This home was the site of the first annual meeting of the Mississippi Company, at which George Washington (1732–1799) and his brother John Augustine Washington attended in September 1763. … Read More


1776 46 Years Old On October 14, 1776 he was appointed to a committee headed by Thomas Jefferson and including George Wythe, Edmund Pendleton and George Mason to revise, amend or repeal any Virginia law subject to the approval of the Virginia House of Delegates.
1778 48 Years Old Died in 1778.
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