Richard Henry Lee

Richard Henry Lee's Death

Born (Birthday) January 20, 1732

Death Date June 19, 1794

Age of Death 62 years

Cause of Death Unknown

Place of Death Chantilly

Profession Politician

The politician Richard Henry Lee died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A president of the Continental Congress, a signer of the Articles of Confederation, and the author of the Second Continental Congress’ famous Lee Resolution, this colonial statesman was one of the major voices in the American colonies’ fight for independence from Great Britain.

In the decade prior to the American Revolution, he held the office of Justice of the Peace in Westmoreland County, Virginia, and also served in the Virginia House of Burgesses.

During the late 1780s and early 1790s, he served as a U.S. Senator from Virginia.