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Lee Gonzales

Lee Gonzales is a politician from the State of Michigan.

Background

Gonzales, Lee was born on February 19, 1950 in Floresville, Texas, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Urban Studies/Urban Administration, University Michigan-Flint. Master of Public Administration, University Michigan-Flint.

Career

He is a Democratic Party member and the former Michigan State Representative. He represents the 49th District, which is located in Genesee County and includes part of the city of Flint. Gonzales received a bachelor's degree then a master's degree in public administration from the University of Michigan-Flint.

He served as assistant director for the Spanish Speaking Information Center in Flint. He formerly served as Michigan Department of Agriculture administrator, Gov. James J. Blanchard's office liaison, U.S. Representative Dale E. Kildee's staff assistant and 13 years in Genesee County, Michigan government.

The last position held in County government was as assistant treasurer. In 2004, He was elected as the state's 49th District representative where he served as chairman of the House Transportation Subcommittee, vice-chairman of the Higher Education Subcommittee and on the Joint Capital Outlay Subcommittee. With being term limited in the state representative position, Gonzales runs for the vacated County Treasurer position.

In the August 3, 2010 primary, he loses to Deborah Cherry 12,421 to 13,742.

Connections

Married Brenda Gonzales. Children: Ehren, Gretchen, Elijah.