Person:Robert Gano (1)

Robert Lee Gano
m. 15 Mar 1853
  1. William Beriah Gano1854 - 1913
  2. John Thomas Gano1856 - 1891
  3. Clarence Welch Gano1858 - 1906
  4. Samuel E. Gano1859 - 1860
  5. Kate Gano1862 - 1944
  6. Fannie C. Gano1864 - 1864
  7. Maurice Dudley Gano1865 - 1927
  8. Dr. Sidney Johnston Gano1867 - 1921
  9. Robert Lee Gano1867 - 1911
  10. Emma Gano1869 - 1936
  11. Frank Allen Gano1871 - 1874
  12. Martha Clara Gano1873 - 1903
Facts and Events
Name[1] Robert Lee Gano
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 Feb 1867 Lexington, Fayette County?, Kentucky(twin; his brother's obit says they were born in Lexington, but they got the his death date wrong)
Census[3] 1910 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
Death[1][2] 3 Apr 1911 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas(unmarried)
Burial[1] Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas

Dallas County, Texas, 1910 census:[3]

Henderson, Kate E. Head 43 yrs (wid.; 3 children, 3 living) b. Alabama (parents, b. North Carolina/Connecticut) "None (Own Income)"
[+ 6 roomers & 3 servants, including:]
Gano, Maurice Roomer 45 yrs (single) b. Kentucky (parents, b. Kentucky) Lawyer
      Lee Roomer 44 yrs (single) b. Kentucky (parents, b. Kentucky) Lawyer
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Find A Grave.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Dallas, Texas, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    ED 29, p. 9A, dwelling/family 109/148 (307 Ross Ave).
  4.   Dallas Morning News. (Dallas, Texas)
    4 Apr 1911, p. 2.

    Robert Lee Gano Is Dead.

    Well Known Dallas Attorney Passes Away -- Had Lived Here Many Years.

    Robert Lee Gano, a well-known attorney of Dallas, died yesterday afternoon at his home on Ross avenue.

    Mr. Gano was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, Feb. 22, 1867. He attended the Georgetown (Kentucky) College, taking the freshman and sophomore work, and then went to the Kentucky University, now Transylvania University. Here he was selecte to deliver the twenty-second oration, the highest oratorical honor that could be bestowed by that institution. He graduated from this college in 1888 with second honors.

    Shortly after leaving school he came to Texas and spent a year in Brewster and Presidio Counties in the cattle business. In 1891-2 he attended Texas University and here graduated in law. After that he went to the University of Virginia, taking law under John B. Minor. Returning to Texas, and being in bad health, Mr. Gano spent another year in the Western part of the State and then came to Dallas. For the first two years of his residence here he was in partnership with his brother, Maurice D. Gano. In 1895 he became a member of the law firm composed of William B., Robert Lee, and Maurice D. Gano, with which he continued until the time of his death.

    Funeral arrangements had not been completed last night.

  5.   Polk's City Directory (Dallas, Texas)
    p.345, 1906.

    Gano, R. Lee (Gano, Gano, & Gano) bds 209 N Ervay