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Automobile dealership owner

Shepard Lee, American automobile dealership owner. Recipient Dealer of Distinction award AIADA Sports Illustrated, 1985, Robert R. Masterson award Westbrook Chamber of Commerce, 2003, Access to Justice award, 2004; named one of eight Outstanding Dealers in Country, Time Magazine, 1992, Hall of Fame Junior Achievement Marine Business, 2005.

Background

Lee, Shepard was born on November 13, 1926 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Son of Joseph and Ethel (Richelson) Lifshitz.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Bowdoin College, 1947.

Career

Owner Lee Auto Malls, Westbrook, Auburn, Topsham, Augusta, Saco, Norway and Windham, Maine, since 1947. Speaker National Canada Auto Dealers Association. Consultant French Bank, Credit General Industrial.

Lecturer in China on free enterprise Brandeis University. Chairman board directors Finance Authority of Maine.

Membership

Past New England advisory council Federal Reserve Bank, Boston. Past board directors Cumberland Club, Portland, Maine, American Civil Liberties Union. Board directors George J. Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute.

Past advisory board University Maine Institute Family Owned Business. Board governors University Maine Law School, Edmund S. Muskie School Public Affairs, advisory board School Business. Member Maine Community College Board, 2005.

Member American Civil Liberties Union (board directors, Roger Baldwin award), National Auto Dealers Association (member project 2000 Commission), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Nancy Margolis (divorced). Children: Jonathan, Catherine, Adam, Beth. Married Candice Thornton, February 24, 1995.

father:
Joseph Lifshitz

mother:
Ethel (Richelson) Lifshitz

spouse:
Nancy Margolis

spouse:
Candice Thornton

child:
Jonathan Lee

child:
Catherine Lee

child:
Adam Lee

child:
Beth Lee