Lee & Cates Glass, Inc. first opened its doors in 1926 as a service provider for the growing auto industry. Our founders, Thomas D. Lee, Sr. (right) and Raymond H. Cates (left) were brothers-in-law. (Mr. Cates was married to Mr. Lee’s sister.) Both men moved their families from Georgia to Florida, where they opened the original Lee & Cates store on Adams Street in Jacksonville.
While both auto glass repair and replacement still represent a large percentage of our work, we’ve grown our company by providing many other types of glass-related products and services under the categories of auto glass, residential glass and commercial glass.
They include: Tub & shower enclosures, hurricane-resistant glass, storefront glass, power window & lock service, sliding glass doors, new construction glazing, decorative glass and mirrored walls.
Our current CEO and President, Tom Lee III, continues to run the company with the same values as his grandfather and great uncle. We’re confident that strong commitment to excellence and 100% customer satisfaction will carry us well into the 21st century.