Lee Slater Overman

Lee Slater Overman

Birth
Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death 12 Dec 1930 (aged 76)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 6322222 · View Source
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US Senator. He graduated from Trinity College in 1874 and was the son-in-law of US Senator Augustus Summerfield Merrimon. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1878 and began a law practice in Salisbury, North Carolina, in 1880. He served as a member of the North Carolina State House of Representatives (1883, 1885, 1887, 1893, 1899) and was president of the North Carolina Railroad Company in 1894. In 1903, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until his death at age 76 in Washington, D.C.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6322222
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lee Slater Overman (3 Jan 1854–12 Dec 1930), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6322222, citing Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .