Bill Lee (Tennessee politician)

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Bill Lee
50th Governor of Tennessee
Assumed office
January 19, 2019
LieutenantRandy McNally
Preceded byBill Haslam
Personal details
Born (1959-10-09) October 9, 1959 (age 64)
Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Maria Lee (m. 2008)
EducationAuburn University (BS)

Bill Lee (born October 9, 1959)[1] is an American businessman and politician. He is the 50th and current Governor of Tennessee.

He was the Republican nominee for Governor of Tennessee in the 2018 election.[2][3][4]

Lee was the 7th Congressional District’s representative to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. Lee had no active political positions while running for governor and was a cattle rancher.

References[change | change source]

  1. Lee Company – Leadership
  2. Re, Gregg. "Underdog Bill Lee surges to win Tennessee GOP gubernatorial primary; pivotal Senate race takes shape". Fox News. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  3. Epstein, Reid J. "Bill Lee Wins GOP Primary for Tennessee Governor". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  4. Ebert, Joel. "Bill Lee wins Republican nomination for governor of Tennessee". Tennesseean. Retrieved August 2, 2018.