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J. Bracken Lee

AKA Joseph Bracken Lee

Born: 7-Jan-1899
Birthplace: Price, UT
Died: 20-Oct-1996
Location of death: Salt Lake City, UT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Utah, 1949-57

Military service: US Army (Infantry Sgt., WWI)

Father: Arthur James Lee (d. 1934)
Mother: Ida May Leiter (b. 1874, d. 1980)
Sister: Flora Lee Nicholson
Brother: Arthur Lewis
Brother: Robert E.
Sister: Alice Lee Rich
Sister: Ruth Lee Fraser
Wife: Nellie Emilia Pace (m. 20-Sep-1920, d. 1926 Hodgkin's disease, one daughter)
Daughter: Helen Virginia L. Nelson (d. 2005)
Wife: Margaret Ethel Draper (m. 23-Feb-1928, d. 1989, two sons, one daughter)
Son: James Bracken (b. 1930)
Daughter: Jon L. Taylor (b. 1935)
Son: Richard Lewis (b. 1944)

    High School: Carbon County High School (dropped out)

    Mayor of Salt Lake City (1960-71)
    Governor of Utah (3-Jan-1949 to 7-Jan-1957)
    Mayor Price, UT (1936-47)
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks

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