Mortimer M. Lee

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Mortimer Montgomery Lee
18th and 22nd Mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut
In office
1901 – 1902[1]
Preceded by Charles G. Bohannan
Succeeded by John J. Cavanagh
In office
1894 – 1896[1]
Preceded by George Lockwood
Succeeded by Charles G. Bohannan
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Norwalk
In office
1905–1907
Preceded by Wallace Dann,
Jeremiah Donovan
Succeeded by William Low,
Frederick Quintard
Personal details
Born (1846-05-28)May 28, 1846[2]
Farmington, Pennsylvania[2]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Julia Clarissa Adams (m. June 24, 1885)[3]
Children Two sons and a daughter: Guy E., Marion M. and Robert M.
Residence South Norwalk, Connecticut

Mortimer Montgomery Lee (May 28, 1846–) was a two-term Republican mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut from 1894 to 1896 and from 1901 to 1902. He also served in the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1905 to 1907.

Early life and family[edit]

Lee was born in the town of Farmington, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Alonzo and Almira A. Wright Lee. He received his education at the common schools, and also at Troupsburg Academy, Troupsburg, New York, and Union Academy, Knoxville, Pennsylvania. He became a member of the firm of Haughton & Lee of New York City, importer of lace, in 1880. He was vice-president of the Industrial Savings and Loan Company of New York.

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Preceded by
George Lockwood
Mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut
1894 – 1896
Succeeded by
Charles G. Bohannan
Preceded by
Charles G. Bohannan
Mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut
1901 – 1902
Succeeded by
John J. Cavanagh
Preceded by
Wallace Dann
Jeremiah Donovan
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Norwalk
1905 – 1907
Succeeded by
William Low
Frederick Quintard