Leonard Lee

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Leonard Lee
Born(1938-07-17)July 17, 1938
near Algrove, Saskatchewan, Canada
DiedJuly 7, 2016(2016-07-07) (aged 77)
NationalityCanadian
Education
Occupationbusinessman
Known forfounder of Lee Valley Tools

Leonard G. Lee, CM (July 17, 1938 – July 7, 2016) was a Canadian entrepreneur. He was the founder of Lee Valley Tools and Canica Design. In 1991, he founded Algrove Publishing.[1] In 2002, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada for "being a successful entrepreneur."[2]

Lee died of vascular dementia in Ottawa, Ontario on July 7, 2016, aged 77.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lima, Paul (January 2006), Retooling: The Reinvention of Leonard Lee, Canada One Magazine
  2. "Order of Canada".
  3. Hurley - Ottawa Citizen, Meghan (July 7, 2016) [update 8 July 2016]. "Leonard Lee, founder of Lee Valley Tools, dies - Ottawa Citizen".
  4. "Lee Valley Tools founder Leonard Lee dies - CBC News". CBC. Jul 7, 2016 [last update: July 8, 2016].