Charles Lee (Attorney General)

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Charles Lee (1758 – June 24 1815) was an American lawyer from Virginia. He served as United States Attorney General from 1795 until 1801.

President George Washington appointed Lee the Attorney General after William Bradford died in office. After Senate approval he took office on December 10 1795 and served through the rest of the administration. He was continued in office by John Adams and served through the entire Adams administration until February 19 1801.