Biographical entry: Lee, Ada


Sister Ada Lee was an influential teacher with the Methodist Mission (q.v.) in the Solomon Islands. She arrived in the Solomons in 1934 and was stationed at Roviana with Sister Lina Jones until July 1937, when she was transferred to Bougainville. Absent in New Zealand during the war years, Sister Lee returned to the mission station at Koau, Buin, in southern Bougainville, early in 1947. She took leave in New Zealand from 1948 until 1952 for family reasons and returned to Koau in 1952. Sister Lee was Principal of the Kihili Girls School at Buin from its establishment in 1956 until her retirement in 1966. (PAMBU catalogue)

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