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c 1903 Leonard Pelham Lee born the son of Henry Pelham Lee
1919 Joined Coventry Climax Engines
1911 Living at Briarwood, Hillfield, Coventry: Horace Pelham Lee (age 38 born Putney), a Motor Engine Manufacture and Employer. With his wife (married eight years with three children - two living) Minnie Augusta Lee (age 29 born Crowland, Lincs.) and their sons Leonard Pelham Lee (age 7 born Coventry) and Leslie Horace Lee (age 6 born Coventry). Also his brother Sydney Burton Lee (age 38 born Putney), an Engineers Clerk and Motor Engine Builder. Also a visitor and one servant.
1927 Became a director
1933 Married Ivy D. Jones and had son Charles
1953 Appointed Chairman and MD on the death of his father.
1960 Of Park House Warwick Road, Coventry. Chairman and Managing Director of Coventry Climax and Chairman of British Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers Association. Age 57. 
1957 Appointed Chairman (formerly Joint MD) of Godiva Fire Pumps