Louisiana Political
Hall of Fame


2001 Inductee
Harry Lee

Harry Lee

Born in the back room of a Chinese laundry in downtown New Orleans, Lee went on to be elected Jefferson Parish Sheriff in 1980. He went on to win re-election to five more terms to that post. Lee has served as U.S. Magistrate, Jefferson Parish Attorney and currently serves as the Commander of the La. National Guard with the rank of Major General.