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Richard Montgomery Gano
Full Name: Richard Montgomery Gano
Date of birth: June 17, 1830
Date of death: March 27, 1913

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 43 Nov 4, 1861 - Feb 2, 1863 9th (1)     Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

(1) James P. Alford, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Richard M. Gano. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Portrait, 9th Legislature, Regular Session. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, General R.M. (Richard M.) Gano, pp. 315-317. Elected to Legislature from Tarrant County in 1860. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • GANO, RICHARD MONTGOMERY (1830-1913). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 7th Kentucky Cavalry; Brigadier General. Richard Montgomery Gano. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 7th Kentucky Cavalry; Lieutenant Colonel, Gano's Texas Cavalry Battalion; promoted to Brigadier General, 3/17/1865. Biographical sketch, portrait, pp. 5, 32-33, 77-78, Plate No. 5. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Committee Informationtop
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Enrolled Bills  
    Military Affairs  

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