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KENNETH B. LEE


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1957-1958 Representative Republican
1959 Representative Republican
1960 Representative Republican
1961 Representative Republican
1962 Representative Republican
1963 Representative Majority Floor Leader Republican
1964 Representative Majority Floor Leader Republican
1965 Representative Minority Floor Leader Republican
1966 Representative Minority Floor Leader Republican
1967 Representative Speaker Republican
1968 Representative Speaker Republican
1969 Representative Minority Policy Committee Chairman 111 Republican
1970 Representative Minority Policy Committee Chairman 111 Republican
1971 Representative Minority Floor Leader 111 Republican
1972 Representative Minority Floor Leader 111 Republican
1973 Representative Speaker 111 Republican
1974 Representative 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 Kenneth B. Lee, 1957-1974, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.