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Lee, Samuel J.
November 27, 1844–April 1, 1895
W. Lewis Burke
Legislator, lawyer, first African American elected Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, one of the state’s most successful black lawyers, active in Republican Party politics,
South Carolina Encyclopedia
University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
September 22, 2023
Original Published Date
June 8, 2016
Date of Last Update
August 9, 2022