Koon Hong Gor Lee, known as Mrs. Albert Lee in Houston, was born in 1931 in China. She worked in her family's grocery store business in Houston. Her social circle is mainly composed of her family and members of the Houston Chinese community at Houston Chinese Baptist Church. Her paternal grandfather first immigrated to the United States to work on the railroads and regularly travelled back to China. Her father immigrated to the US in 1926 through Angel's Island. She is a current member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Gor's Family Association and has three children who live in Texas.