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C.J. Lee Clark Johnson Lee
Full Name: Clark Johnson Lee
Date of birth: July 7, 1858
Date of death: December 20, 1937

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 109 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1)   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Comanche

(1) Photo, winner of Democratic primary runoff election, "C.J. Lee: Democratic Nominee for Representative 19th District," The Comanche Chief, 8/30/1918, p. 1, crediting Comanche Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Private, Gillespie County Texas Mounted Rifles. Clark J. Lee, residence in Plainview, Hale County, Texas, event date 1884; birth date 7/7/1858. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Clark J. Lee, Gillespie County, age 41, born July 1858 in Illinois, merchant, spouse Laura, daughters Grace P., Clark, and Myrtle, sons Robert E. and Leonard B.
    Census of 1910 - Clark G. Lee, Comanche County, age 51, born circa 1859 in Kansas, spouse Ex O. Lee.
    Census of 1920 - Clark J. Lee, Comanche, Comanche County, age 61, born circa 1859 in Illinois, carpenter, spouse Ex Lee. Not found in Census of 1930. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920
  • Clark Johnson Lee, death date 12/20/1937 in Cameron County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  • Clark Johnson Lee, birth date 7/7/1859 in Marion County, Illinois; death date 12/20/1937 in Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas; burial in Brownsville City Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photo, Clark Johnson Lee, burial in Old City Cemetery, Brownsville, Cameron County. Find a Grave.
  • Photo, candidate announcement and platform, "A Statement by C.J. Lee, Candidate for Representative 109th District Containing Some Pertinent Facts and Principles," Comanche Chief and Pioneer Exponent, 7/5/1918, p. 4, crediting Comanche Public Library. "I served several years as [County] Commissioner in Gillespie County . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - C.J. Lee, postoffice Comanche, nativity Illinois, age 60 (born circa 1859), 46 years in Texas, farmer and stockman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.J. Lee, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Common Carriers  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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