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KENNETH B. LEE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1957-1958 Republican
1959 Republican
1960 Republican
1961 Republican
1962 Republican
1963 Majority Floor Leader Republican
1964 Majority Floor Leader Republican
1965 Minority Floor Leader Republican
1966 Minority Floor Leader Republican
1967 Speaker 111 Republican
1968 Speaker 111 Republican
1969 Minority Policy Committee Chairman 111 Republican
1970 Minority Policy Committee Chairman 111 Republican
1971 Minority Floor Leader 111 Republican
1972 Minority Floor Leader 111 Republican
1973 Speaker 111 Republican
1974 Speaker 111 Republican
 Counties   Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wyoming

Biography

01/23/1922 - 12/23/2010

LEE, Kenneth B., a Representative from Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties; born in Nauvoo, Tioga County, Pa., January 23, 1922; graduated, Elkland Township Vocational High School, 1940; B.S., Mansfield State Teachers College (now Mansfield University of Pennsylvania), 1948; LL.B., Dickinson School of Law, 1950; pilot, Air Corp, United States Army (1943-1947, World War II); attorney; elected, District Attorney, Sullivan County (1954-1956); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1957 term and served 8 more consecutive terms; elected, Minority Policy Chair (1969-1970); elected, Majority Leader (December 5, 1963-1964); elected, Minority Leader (1965-1966, 1971-1972); elected, Speaker (1967-1968, 1973-1974); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1963-1964); appointed, Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1963-1966); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1963-1968, 1971-1974); appointed, Local Government Commission (1963-1964); delegate, Pennsylvania’s Constitutional Convention (1968); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1974); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor (1974); died, December 23, 2010 in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred, Eagles Mere Cemetery, Eagles Mere, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.
  
 
 
Archival Collections


Papers of Hon. Kenneth B. Lee, 1957-1974, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.