Currently alive, at 91 years of age.
1925 – Robert Lanier, born on the 10th of March in Baytown, Texas. He is a businessman in the real estate industry (Landar) who served as mayor of the city of Houston, Texas.
1949 – He worked his way through college and started his career as a suma cum laude graduate from the University of Texas Law School.
1991 – He was a gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Highway Commission, which he chaired, and chairman of METRO, Houston’s transit authority.
1992 – 1998 – Served as Mayor of Houston, Texas.
2000 – He received the Leadership Houston Distinguished Service Award and the Urban Beautification Award from the American Horticultural Society.