William Lee

Born 1739

William Lee was an American diplomat during the Revolutionary War.

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1739 Birth Born in 1739.


1769 30 Years Old Lee moved to London as a mercantile agent for Virginia in the tobacco trade and there married his heiress cousin Hannah Philippa Ludwell on March 7, 1769.
1774 35 Years Old After joining the Haberdashers Company he was appointed Sheriff of London for 1774 when Sheriff Plomer resigned. … Read More


1790 51 Years Old Although ill and going blind, Lee in 1790 accepted the post of James City County sheriff in Virginia, serving two years.
1795 56 Years Old He died in 1795 and was buried in Jamestown, Virginia. William married Hannah Phillipa Ludwell (1739–1784) on March 7, 1769. … Read More
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