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Texas Legislators: Past & Present

Thomas J. Lee

Tom Lee
Full Name: Thomas J. "Tom" Lee
Birth date: September 25, 1923
Death date: November 7, 1996

Terms of Service

  • House, 59th (1) Legislature
    1/12/1965 - 1/10/1967
(1) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


  • Photograph. Tom Lee, State Preservation Board

Other Resources

  • "T.J. Lee: He Speaks Everyone's Language," 1/17/1965. First state legislator of Chinese descent. Dallas Morning News .
  • Thomas J. Lee, birth date 9/25/1923, death date 11/7/1996, photo, burial in Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County. Find a Grave .

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