Exact date unknown, Harper met Capote in kindergarten, and Lee graduated in 1944, assuming she did not skip a grade, then working backwards she met Capote when she was six years old.
She dropped out of Huntingdon and then went to the University of Alabama.
Harper Lee dropped out again, due to the fact that she did not want to pursue a career in law, (which was a reason she went to the University of Alabama in the first place) but wanted to be a writer instead.
Worked as both a flight attendent, and for the British Overseas Air Corp.
Frances Finch Cunningham Lee died 2 Jun 1951.
Famous friend (Broadway composer Michael Brown) gave Lee a year's salary and a note that said
"You have one year off from your job to write whatever you please. Merry Christmas."
She then started to write "To Kill A Mockingbird"
Within three and a half years, it was finished.
In 1959 Lee went with Truman Capote to Holcombe, Kansas, to help him research for his novel.
"I am still alive although very quiet." was the introduction to the 1995 35th anniversary edition of "To Kill A Mockingbird"
Alice Finch Lee turned 100 on September 11, 2011.
Harper Lee is now 86 years old. Lee is now "in an assisted-living facility, wheelchair bound, partially blind and deaf, and suffering from memory loss."