Clement Earnest Alexander Lee

11 September 1895–11 July 1964 (Age 68)
Tellico Plains, Monroe, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Clement Earnest Alexander

When Clement Earnest Alexander Lee was born on 11 September 1895, in Tellico Plains, Monroe, Tennessee, United States, his father, Alexander Lafayette Lee, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Matilda Tate, was 41. He married Nancy Emaline Hunt on 16 July 1921. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 4, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 4, Monroe, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 11 July 1964, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Tellico Plains, Monroe, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clement Earnest Alexander Lee
Nancy Emaline Hunt
Marriage: 16 July 1921
Charles James Lee
Sue Lee
Norman Burton Lee
Louise Lee
Margaret Jane Lee

Spouse and Children

16 July 1921


    Charles James Lee


    Norman Burton Lee


    Louise Lee


    Margaret Jane Lee


    Sue Lee


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Clemit Lee in household of Robert L Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clemett Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clemit E Lee, "United States Census, 1940"

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