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Lee, Richard,

1613?–1664, American colonist, founder of the Lee family of Virginia. A member of the Coton branch of the Lees of Shropshire, England, he immigrated (c.1642) to Virginia, settling first in York co. and later in Northumberland co. A tobacco planter, Lee became wealthy and was an important figure in Virginia, being at various times justice, burgess, member of the council, attorney general, and secretary of state.
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Richard Lee, who previously held the post on an interim basis, has been awarded the role following a global recruitment search.
Schools minister Nick Gibb - who previously described Richard Lee Primary School's building as "one of the worst" he had ever seen - was back in the city to unveil its new look yesterday.
RICHARD LEE, synonymous with chasing success over a career spanning nearly three decades, yesterday announced his retirement but stressed Team Lee remained very much in business after daughter Kerry was revealed as the family's new licence-holder.
Richard Lee Norris met with a devastating shot gun accident in 1997 which damaged his teeth, nose and jaw severely.
Richard Lee, 31, boasted of being a commando as he helped build the Spartan Race business - which holds weekend assault-course events around the world.
Reverend Richard Lee, 49, was handed an eight-month jail term, suspended for two years, at Bristol Crown Court yesterday after admitting eight counts of voyeurism and 18 counts of making indecent images.
Donna Hale Chandler and Richard Lee King, co-authors of this book are both retired residents of the Treasure Coast on the eastern coastline of Florida.
DECISION: Trainer Richard Lee with Le Beau Bai, winner of The Coral Welsh National
Summary: Richard Lee wrote himself into Brentford folklore by saving the penalty which knocked Everton out of a cracking Carling Cup tie.
Richard Lee Schenwell died when his Vauxhall was involved in a collision with a car transporter on the B1265 near St Athan on August 14.
Springfield police charged Richard Lee Galyan, 48, with burglary, attempted murder and assault after he allegedly entered the boyfriend's apartment and stabbed him with a knife on Nov.
The company was founded in 1998 by Richard Lee and moved from London to Liverpool last year.