William Henry Lee
|William Henry Lee|
|Clerk of the Privy Council|
July 1, 1867 – June 30, 1872
|Succeeded by||William Alfred Himsworth|
June 26, 1799|
Trois-Rivières, Lower Canada
|Died||September 11, 1878
Born in Trois-Rivières, Lower Canada (now Quebec), he was educated in Montreal. In 1821, he became an extra clerk for the Executive Council of Upper Canada. From 1867 to 1872, he was the clerk of the Privy Council. Being the first Clerk of the Privy Council, he was a Father of Confederation.
- "William Henry Lee". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.
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