Amasa Coleman Lee

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Amasa Coleman Lee

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Georgiana, Butler, Alabama, United States
Death: Died in Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Cader Alexander Lee and Theodocia Euphrasia Frances Lee
Husband of Frances Finch Lee
Father of Alice Finch Lee; Louise Lee Conner; Edwin Coleman Lee and Harper Lee
Brother of Fannie Ella Lee; Costula Lee; Stephen Samuel Lee; Henry Alexander Lee; George Marvin Lee and 2 others

Occupation: Attorney and legislator
Managed by: Ashley Odell
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About Amasa Coleman Lee

Amasa Coleman Lee was the father of Harper Lee, author of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It is often said that Atticus Finch, one of the characters in the novel, is based on Lee.

Lee moved to Monroeville, Alabama in the 1890s. He was at first a bookkeeper. In 1915, he was admitted to the bar and began to practice law, primarily in Monroe County. From 1927 to 1939, he was a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives. Lee was also the editor of the Monroe Journal from 1929 to 1947.

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Amasa Coleman Lee's Timeline

1880
July 19, 1880
Georgiana, Butler, Alabama, United States
1911
September 11, 1911
Age 31
Florida, United States
1912
1912
Age 31
1916
July 2, 1916
Age 35
Alabama, United States
1920
October 13, 1920
Age 40
Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States
1926
April 28, 1926
Age 45
Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States
1962
April 15, 1962
Age 81
Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States