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Blair Lee III

(1916-1985)

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, January 14, 2011
1. Blair Lee III Marker
Inscription.
Acting Governor, State of Maryland, 1977-1979

Member of the University of Maryland Board of Regents, 1980-1985

A public servant of unrivaled integrity, dedication, and sound judgment, Blair Lee III served the people of the State of Maryland for more than thirty years. His policy initiatives in health, education, tax reform, and fiscal management resulted in far-reaching benefits for citizens of the State and earned him lasting and widespread respect and admiration.

This building is dedicated in honor of Blair Lee, III, this fifteenth day of April, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Eight.

 
Erected 1988 by University of Maryland.
 
Location. 38° 59.115′ N, 76° 56.368′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Regents Drive north of Chapel Drive. Click for map. Marker is on the wall at the main entrance (south portico) of the Lee Building, on the campus of the University Maryland, facing the Chapel Fields lawn, one block west of Baltimore Avenue (US Hwy 1). Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "May Peace Prevail on Earth" (about 400 feet away,
The Lee Building - University of Maryland, College Park image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 14, 2011
2. The Lee Building - University of Maryland, College Park
measured in a direct line); University of Maryland Memorial Chapel (about 500 feet away); “On the Shoulders of Giants” (about 500 feet away); The Rossborough Inn (about 500 feet away); Clarence Mitchell, Jr. (about 600 feet away); Calvert Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Architectural History of the Maryland Agricultural College (approx. 0.2 miles away); R. Lee Hornbake Library (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in College Park.
 
Also see . . .  Archives of Maryland (Biographical Series): Blair Lee III. (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
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Blair Lee III image. Click for full size.
Archives of Maryland
3. Blair Lee III
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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