Norm Lee

Norman Edward "Norm" Lee (4 April 1920 – 3 April 2002) was an Australian politician. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.


Norm Lee
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Yeronga
In office
4 June 1964 – 2 December 1989
Preceded byWinston Noble
Succeeded byMatt Foley
Personal details
Born
Norman Edward Lee

(1920-04-04)4 April 1920
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Died3 April 2002(2002-04-03) (aged 81)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Political partyLiberal Party
Spouse(s)Dorothy May Parr
OccupationGrazier, Civil engineer

Early lifeEdit

Lee was born in Brisbane to James Henry Lee and Helena Hilda, née Lindner. He attended state school at Yeronga and became a grazier and civil engineering contractor.

PoliticsEdit

In 1964 Lee was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as the Liberal member for Yeronga in a by-election following the death of former Health Minister Winston Noble. In 1975 he was promoted to the front bench as Minister for Works and Housing, moving to Industry and Administrative Services in 1977. He was dismissed from the front bench in 1980. In 1983 he was involved in negotiations to defect to the National Party, but this did not eventuate. Lee retired from politics in 1989.

Later lifeEdit

Lee died in Brisbane on 3 April 2002.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Winston Noble
Member for Yeronga
1964–1989
Succeeded by
Matt Foley