Henry Austin Lee

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Sir Henry Austin Lee KCMG CB (1847—7 November 1918) was a British diplomat, governor and landowner. He was counselor of embassy, commercial attache for France, Belgium, and Switzerland.[1][2] He was a tenant of the Channel Island of Jethou from 1890 until his death; he was succeeded as tenant of Jethou by Compton Mackenzie[3]. He married Madeleine de Wolf Smith in 1892.

He was appointed CB in the 1892 New Year Honours and KCMG in the 1902 Birthday Honours.


  1. ^ Adams, Henry; Levenson, J. C.; Samuels, Ernest (1 January 1989). 1906-1918. Harvard University Press. p. 421. ISBN 978-0-674-52686-0. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  2. ^ Canada. Parliament. House of Commons (1908). Debates: official report. Queen's Printer. p. 379. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  3. ^ Faith Compton Mackenzie (1940). More than I should. Collins. Retrieved 7 July 2012.