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Warren Isbell LEE

(1876-1955)

LEE, Warren Isbell, a Representative from New York; born in Bartlett, Oneida County, N.Y., February 5, 1876; attended the public schools; was graduated from Colgate Academy, Hamilton, N.Y., in 1894, from Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., in 1899, and from the New York Law School, New York City, in 1901; was admitted to the bar in 1901 and commenced practice in New York City; member of the State assembly 1906-1910 and in 1920; assistant district attorney of Brooklyn 1912-1914; first deputy comptroller of New York State 1914-1917; one of the counsel to the Public Service Commission of New York 1917-1919; delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1920, 1922, 1924, and 1927; trustee of Hamilton College 1917-1921; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law; former director of Flatbush National Bank; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., December 25, 1955; interment in Green-Wood Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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