Kenneth B. Lee

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Kenneth B. Lee
128th Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
January 2, 1973 – November 30, 1974
Preceded by Herbert Fineman
Succeeded by Herbert Fineman
In office
January 2, 1967 – November 30, 1968
Preceded by Robert Hamilton
Succeeded by Herbert Fineman
Republican Leader of the
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
January 5, 1971 – November 30, 1972
Preceded by Lee Donaldson
Succeeded by Robert Butera
In office
April 1, 1963[1] – November 30, 1966
Preceded by Albert Johnson
Succeeded by Lee Donaldson
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 111th district
In office
January 7, 1969 – November 30, 1974
Preceded by District Created
Succeeded by Carmel Sirianni
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the Sullivan County district
In office
January 1, 1957 – November 30, 1968
District Attorney of Sullivan County
In office
1953–1957
Personal details
Born January 23, 1922
Nauvoo, Pennsylvania
Died December 23, 2010(2010-12-23) (aged 88)
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Marjorie Cole Lee
Alma mater Mansfield State College
Dickinson School of Law

Kenneth B. "Ken" Lee (January 23, 1922 – December 23, 2010) was a former Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.[2]

Lee was first elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1957.[3] Prior to being elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Lee was in his third year as District Attorney of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.

Lee was born in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. He was a United States Air Force pilot stationed in Italy during World War II. He graduated from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and Dickinson School of Law.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Herbert Fineman
Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1973–1974
Succeeded by
Herbert Fineman
Preceded by
Robert Hamilton
Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1967–1968
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Preceded by
District Created
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 111th District
1969–1974
Held county-wide seat from 1957–1968
Succeeded by
Carmel Sirianni
Party political offices
Preceded by
Ralph Scalera
Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
1974
Succeeded by
William Scranton, III
Preceded by
Lee Donaldson
Republican Leader of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1971–1972
Succeeded by
Robert Butera
Preceded by
Albert Johnson
Republican Leader of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1963–1966
Succeeded by
Lee Donaldson