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Lee, Francis Lightfoot (1734-1797), a Revolutionary War statesman and signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, a brother of Richard Henry Lee and a cousin of "Light-Horse Harry" Lee. Lee was educated by tutors. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses (1758-68, 1769-76), and strongly opposed the policies of the British government. As a member of the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1779 he supported separation from Great Britain and helped draft the Articles of Confederation. Later he served in the Virginia Senate.

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How did Francis lightfoot lee die?

he pooped out a cow


How old was francis lightfoot lee when he signed the declaration of independence?

Francis was 43 when he signed the D.O.I.


Children of Francis Lightfoot Lee?

Francis Lightfoot Lee had no children of his own. His name sake was the son of his brother Richard Henry Lee


Why did Francis Lightfoot Lee sign the declaration of independence?

So he could never the condom


Who are the most famous people to sign the declaration of independence?

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When was Francis Lightfoot Lee born?

Francis Lightfoot Lee was born on 1734-10-14.


How did Francis lightfoot lee die?

he pooped out a cow


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What city was named after the Lee brothers which are Francis Lightfoot Lee and Richard Henry Lee?

Leesburg, Virgina


How old was francis lightfoot lee when he signed the declaration of independence?

Francis was 43 when he signed the D.O.I.


What two brothers signed the declaration of independence and the constitution?

Richard Henry and Francis Lightfoot Lee of Virginia.


Where was Francis Lightfoot Lee?

Tayloe family graveyard at Mount Airy


Where was Francis Lightfoot Lee buried?

Tayloe family graveyard at Mount Airy


Children of Francis Lightfoot Lee?

Francis Lightfoot Lee had no children of his own. His name sake was the son of his brother Richard Henry Lee


Why did Francis Lightfoot Lee sign the declaration of independence?

So he could never the condom


Who were Five signers of Declaration of Independence?

Charles Carroll, john Hancock, thomas Jefferson, Richard Henry lee, francis lightfoot lee,


What was the birth place of Francis Lightfoot Lee?

Born October 14, 1734 Stratford Hall Plantation, Westmoreland County, Virginia