The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District]
The Hon. George Leslie Lee
The Hon. George Leslie Lee was called to the Legislative Council in 1862, during the Fox Administration, and he sat as a member until 1870, when he resigned. He was also a member of the Canterbury Prcvinical Council. Mr. Lee was one of Cauterbury's early colonists, and at one time owned near Southbridge, a farm which he subsequently sold. Latterly, for many years, he was Returning Officer for the electoral district of Christchurch. Mr. Lee died at Christchurch on the 15th of September, 1897, in his 83rd year.