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Tom Lee Thomas J. Lee
Full Name: Thomas J. "Tom" Lee
Date of birth: September 25, 1923
Date of death: November 7, 1996

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 68-3 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 84th Legislature, R.S., HCR 116. First Asian American to serve in the Texas Legislature. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 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. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Tom Lee, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Common Carriers  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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