William Swain Lee

William Swain Lee

Born Dec 18, 1935

William Swain Lee is an American lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He is a member of the Republican Party, who served as a judge of the Delaware Superior Court. He was the 2004 and 2008 Republican candidate for Governor of Delaware.… Read More

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1935 Birth Born on December 18, 1935.


1953 17 Years Old He attended school in Middletown, Delaware and graduated from Wilmington Friends School in 1953.


1960 24 Years Old He later graduated from Duke University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he earned a law degree in 1960. … Read More
1965 29 Years Old Before he became a judge, Lee served as Counsel to the Sussex County Republican Committee from 1965 to 1972, when he became General Counsel to the Delaware Republican State Committee.


1973 37 Years Old From 1973 until 1977 he was the Sussex County Republican Party Chairman.


1976 40 Years Old In 1976, he was among the delegates who actively supported Ronald Reagan in his effort to win the Republican nomination for President.


1999 63 Years Old In 1999, Lee resigned his judicial post, and sought the Republican nomination for governor. … Read More
2004 68 Years Old In 2004, Lee again sought the Republican nomination, this time winning the state party's endorsement, and easily winning the Republican primary. … Read More
2008 72 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, Lee was drafted by the Republican Party in Delaware to be their Gubernatorial candidate, over his announced opponent, Michael D. Protack.
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