Lee, Leroy Madison, Dd
Lee, Leroy Madison, D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born at Petersburg, Virginia, April 30, 1808. He was converted in 1827, soon began to preach, was admitted into the Virginia Conference the next year, occupied important stations, in 1832 was appointed editor of the Christian Sentinel, Richmond, Virginia, in 1839 became the editor of the Richmond Christian Advocate, in 1858 returned to pastoral work, in 1881 became superannuated, and died April 20, 1882. He was an able preacher, a powerful controversialist, and the author of several books, of which the Life and Times of Jesse Lee (1847) is the most important. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1882, page 60.