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Warren Isbell Lee (February 5, 1876 – December 25, 1955) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Warren I. Lee
Warren I. Lee.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923
Preceded byFrederick W. Rowe
Succeeded byCharles I. Stengle
Personal details
Born(1876-02-05)February 5, 1876
Bartlett, New York
DiedDecember 5, 1955(1955-12-05) (aged 79)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Political partyRepublican

LifeEdit

He was born in Bartlett, Oneida County, New York. In 1894 he graduated from Colgate Academy in Hamilton, New York. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1899, and from New York Law School in 1901. He was admitted to the bar in 1901, and practiced in New York City.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Kings Co., 18th D.) in 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910. He was an assistant district attorney of Kings County from 1912 to 1914; First Deputy New York State Comptroller from 1914 to 1917; one of the counsel to the state Public Service Commission from 1917 to 1919; and a Trustee of Hamilton College from 1917 to 1921.

He was again a member of the State Assembly (Kings Co., 21st D.) in 1920; and a delegate to the Republican state conventions in 1920, 1922, 1924 and 1926.

Lee was elected as a Republican to the 67th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1921, to March 3, 1923. Afterwards he resumed the practice of law, and was a director of Flatbush National Bank.

He died on December 25, 1955, in Brooklyn; and was buried at the Green-Wood Cemetery there.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Warren I. Lee (id: L000207)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Charles H. Fuller
New York State Assembly
Kings County, 18th District

1906–1910
Succeeded by
Almeth W. Hoff
Preceded by
Wilfred E. Youker
New York State Assembly
Kings County, 21st District

1920
Succeeded by
Walter F. Clayton
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Frederick W. Rowe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th congressional district

1921–1923
Succeeded by
Charles I. Stengle