Richard Henry Lee

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Richard Henry Lee was the fourth President of the United States of America, holding office from November 30, 1784 to November 22, 1775 under the Articles of Confederation. He was preceeded in office by Thomas Mifflin and succeeded by Nathan Gorman.

Biographical Facts

Other Political Offices

  • Justice of the Peace for Westmoreland County, Virginia (1757)
  • Virginia House of Burgesses (1758 - 1775)
  • Member of the Continental Congress (1774 - 1779, 1784 - 1785, 1787)
  • Signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • Virginia State House of Delegates (1777, 1780, 1785)
  • Colonel of the Westmoreland, Virginia Militia
  • United States Senator from Virginia (March 4, 1789 - October 8, 1792)
  • President pro tempore during the Second Congress