Joseph E. Lee: One of the First African Americans to Practice Law in Florida

Joseph E. Lee was born in Philadelphia. He served as one of the most influential black men in Florida during the early twentieth century. Lee graduated from the Institute for Colored Youth in the early 1860s and graduated from Howard University in law, 1873. He was admitted to the Florida bar that year and was…

via Joseph E. Lee: One of the First African Americans to Practice Law in Florida — Black Then

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s