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Lennox Bertram Lee

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Lennox Bertram Lee (1864–1949) of the Calico Printers Association

1864 November 7th. Born at 2 Camp Place, Camp Street, Broughton, Salford, the eldest son of the eight children of Sir Joseph Cocksey Lee (1832–1894), cotton spinner and merchant, and his wife, Henrietta Burleigh (d. 1922), daughter of James Hill, Independent minister at Clapham, London.

Lee joined the Rossendale Printing Co, a family firm

1899 He took the Rossendale Printing Co into the Calico Printers' Association (CPA). This amalgamation brought together forty-six printing firms and thirteen merchants to form what was then the United Kingdom's largest company.

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