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.
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