Our History

Lee Company, Inc. was founded in 1932 by Lon Lee as Lee School Supply in Terre Haute, Indiana. In the early days, when schools had very little money pencils, papers, chalk and erasers were a mainstay of the company.  In addition to consumable school supplies, Lee School Supply also sold furniture, sporting goods, paper products, and in the 1950s even offered textbooks.  After incorporating in the 1970s, Lee Company discontinued the sale of school supplies and focused more on school furniture and equipment.

Dan Senseman joined the company in 1963. In 1972, Dan became president of Lee Company, Inc. In 1982, Dan took over ownership of Lee Company, Inc. Throughout the years, the Senseman kids have all worked at Lee Company, Inc. at one time or another. Bob Senseman, Vice President, started working part-time in high school and after college, came onto staff full-time working his way up through the company. Ken Senseman worked for Lee Company in high school and college also but after college went on to have a 25-year career with General Motors. After retiring from GM, Ken Senseman joined Lee Company, Inc. full-time as Vice President. In 2010, Dan retired and Ken Senseman became President of Lee Company.

The Senseman Family has strived to offer quality school furniture and equipment throughout the State of Indiana for over 40 years. Whether your organization needs a stadium full of bleachers, outfitting a school with lockers, or an individual desk our sales force is ready to help you make the best decision for the best product to fit your needs. Our in-house Design Team can also assist you with any large or small project you may have planned.

One thing that has not changed over the passage of time Lee Company brings quality and experience throughout Indiana. We appreciate all of our past, current and future customers and we look forward to continuing to grow our customer base throughout state of Indiana.

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