Jennings Bryan Lee

7 August 1906–5 September 1964 (Age 58)
Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States

The Life of Jennings Bryan

When Jennings Bryan Lee was born on 7 August 1906, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, his father, Charles Rollin Lee, was 48 and his mother, Alice Green Alexander, was 32. He married Anna Marie Popalio on 24 December 1931, in Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Austin, Texas, United States in 1935 and West University Place, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 5 September 1964, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jennings Bryan Lee
Anna Marie Popalio
Marriage: 24 December 1931
Jennings Bryan Lee Jr.
Jeanine Ann "Jennie" Lee

Spouse and Children


    Anna Marie Popalio


24 December 1931
Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States


    Jennings Bryan Lee Jr.


    Jeanine Ann "Jennie" Lee


Parents and Siblings




    Cathleen Lee


    Wiley Ervin Lee




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries: 1917: Harris, Texas, United States
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jennings B Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennings Lee in household of E R Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennings B Lee in household of Alice G Lee, "United States Census, 1930"

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