M. Lindley Lee

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Moses Lindley Lee (May 29, 1805 – May 19, 1876) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Minisink, New York, he graduated from Union College in 1827; and from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Western New York in 1830. He practiced medicine in Fulton, Oswego County, New York. He was Postmaster of Fulton from 1840 to 1844.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1847 (Oswego Co.); and 1848 (Oswego Co., 1st D.).

He was a member of the New York State Senate (20th D.) in 1856 and 1857.

Lee was elected as a Republican to the 36th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1861. Afterwards he resumed the practice of medicine in Fulton.

Returning from a visit in the South, he became seriously ill at Petersburg, Virginia, and died there on May 19, 1876. He was buried at the Mount Adnah Cemetery in Fulton.


New York Assembly
Preceded by
new district
New York State Senate
Oswego County, 1st District

Succeeded by
Henry Fitzhugh
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Simon C. Hitchcock
New York State Senate
20th District

Succeeded by
Addison H. Laflin
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry C. Goodwin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 22nd congressional district

Succeeded by
William E. Lansing