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Sir Walter Henry Lee

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Sir Walter Henry Lee

Birth
Longford, Northern Midlands Council, Tasmania, Australia
Death
Jun 1963 (aged 88–89)
Westbury, Meander Valley Council, Tasmania, Australia
Burial
Longford, Northern Midlands Council, Tasmania, Australia
Plot
17 41
Memorial ID
221762857 View Source

Sir Walter was Premier of Tasmania, educated at Longford State school and with his brother James he ran his father's firm of Lee Bros which was well known in Tasmania for its wagons and farm implements. He was knighted in the 1922 New Year honours. He took up land at Quamby Bend about 1923 where he and two sons established Barunah, the dairy farm where he lived until his death. He was a devout Methodist and lay preacher.

Sir Walter was Premier of Tasmania, educated at Longford State school and with his brother James he ran his father's firm of Lee Bros which was well known in Tasmania for its wagons and farm implements. He was knighted in the 1922 New Year honours. He took up land at Quamby Bend about 1923 where he and two sons established Barunah, the dairy farm where he lived until his death. He was a devout Methodist and lay preacher.


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  • Created by: lulu
  • Added: 26 Jan 2021
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 221762857
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/221762857/walter-henry-lee: accessed ), memorial page for Sir Walter Henry Lee (1874–Jun 1963), Find a Grave Memorial ID 221762857, citing Longford Uniting Church Cemetery, Longford, Northern Midlands Council, Tasmania, Australia; Maintained by lulu (contributor 49225881).