House 1961-66 (District 65); House 1967-72 (District 65B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Pennington, Red Lake
Clearwater County Public Schools; Elementary School; 8th Grade Education
Ferol Anderson (married on June 3, 1934; she died on August 24, 1998)
Two children: Catherine (daughter), John (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to Gonvick, Clearwater County, Minnesota in 1914, with his family. He moved to Bagley, Minnesota in 1939."Active in politics since 1933, Lee participated in the joining together of the Farmer-Labor Party and the Democratic Party in Clearwater County in the early 1940s..." (Fargo-Moorhead Forum, January 21, 1979)"Lee, an elder in the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor party, was raised a Republican but shed that formal party allegiance when Franklin Delano Roosevelt ran for president." "He voted for F.D.R. in 1932 and has been a Democrat ever since." (Fargo-Moorhead Forum, October 2, 1984)He died from heart failure in Clearwater County Memorial Hospital in Bagley, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Faith Lutheran Church in Bagley, Minnesota. He was buried in the Bagley City Cemetery in Minnesota.Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1969-70.