Sergeant David Stokes Lee, (D22) Carbon, Monroe and Pike Counties, 1899-1902
Sergeant David Stokes Lee, born August, 19, 1840, Lee homestead, Stroud Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania; son of Daniel and Jerusha Lee; educated, common schools, Stroudsburg Academy; 1857-1862; Sergeant, Civil War, 1862-1863; teacher, principal, Stroudsburg Academy; attorney, Monroe County bar, 1867; married Martha S. Posten, 1867, children, Edward, William H., Harry B., Fred Wagner Lee, Nellie D. Lee Drake; Monroe County, District Attorney, 1872-1880; legal counsel, Monroe County Commissioners; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1899-1902; died July 27, 1908, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania; interment Stroudsburg Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.
Enlisted, October 16, 1862, orderly Sergeant, Company H, 166th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry, serving Department of South Carolina, nine-month service, mustering out, August 17, 1863.
Teacher, Mauch Chunk (now Jim Thorpe) Carbon County, Principal of the Stroudsburg Academy, school, Stroudsburg Borough (now a private home on Thomas Street).
Elected, Democrat, Monroe County District Attorney, 1872-1880; served as legal counsel, Monroe County Commissioners.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 22nd District, Carbon, Monroe and Pike Counties, 1899-1902; committee assignments: Game Fisheries, Judiciary General, Military Affairs, Public Printing, Railroads, Street Passenger Railways.
Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1901). Cochran, T.B., (Editor) Miller, H.P. (Assistant Editor) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1181, 1187-1190, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1156.