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Richard Henry Lee

Born: 1/20/1732

Birthplace: Westmoreland County, Virginia

Signed On: 9/4/1776

Signed For: Virginia

Died: 6/19/1794

Fun Facts:

  • Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee were the only brothers to sign the Declaration of Independence.

  • On June 7th, 1776, Richard Henry Lee introduced what has become known as the Lee Resolution, on separating from England. In the weeks that followed this resolution led to the Declaration of Indepenence.

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