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He was a signatory to the Articles of Confederation and his famous resolution of June 1776 led to the United States Declaration of Independence which Lee signed. He also served a one-year term as the President of the Continental Congress and was a United States Senator from Virginia from 1789 to 1792 serving during part of that time as one of the first Presidents pro tempore. Richard Henry Lee (January 20 1732 – June 19 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' independence from Great Britain.