Harold Hollis Lee

1908–1945 (Age 37)
Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States

The Life of Harold Hollis

When Harold Hollis Lee was born on 30 October 1908, in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States, his father, Isaac Lewis Lee, was 30 and his mother, Dora Jane Jones, was 28. He died on 23 October 1945, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States.

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Harold Hollis Lee
Rebecca Elizabeth Britton

Spouse & Children

  • Male1908–1945Male

  • Rebecca Elizabeth Britton


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1877–1954Male

  • Dora Jane Jones




  • Male1898–1978Male

  • Leslie Carnel Lee


  • Madge T Lee


  • Male1908–1945Male

  • Thelma Lee


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 4

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 11

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Hollis Harold Lee, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Harold Hollis Lee, "Find A Grave Index"

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