Howard B. Lee
|Howard Burton Lee|
|Attorney General of West Virginia|
|Preceded by||Edward T. England|
|Succeeded by||Homer A. Holt|
October 27, 1879|
Wirt County, West Virginia, U.S.
|Died||May 24, 1985
Stuart, Florida, U.S.
|Residence||Charleston, West Virginia|
Howard Burton Lee (October 27, 1879 – May 24, 1985), of Mercer County, served as the Republican Attorney General of West Virginia from 1925 to 1933. His efforts to eliminate government corruption during that time helped to end the West Virginia Mine Wars. Lee was born in Wirt County, West Virginia and graduated from Marshall College. He wrote a number of books including Bloodletting in Appalachia, The Story of the Constitution, The Criminal Trial in the Virginias, and The Burning Springs and Other Tales of the Little Kanawha.
He died at the age of 105 in a Florida nursing home in 1985.
Edward T. England
|Attorney General of West Virginia
Homer A. Holt
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