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John Gano Edit Profile

Lawyer

John Gano, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1950; certified personal injury trial specialist, certified civil trial advocate. Recipient Cross of Military Service, United Daughters Confederacy, 1993.

Background

Gano, John was born on September 26, 1924 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of John Thomas and Olga Lucie (Lightfoot) Gano.

Education

Student, Texas Christian U., 1942-1943, 46;Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1950;student, University Maine, 1943-1944;student, Georgetown University, 1943.

Career

Partner firm, Gano & Gano, Dallas, 1950-1951;assistant city attorney, Fort Worth, 1953-1959;senior assistant city attorney, Houston, 1959-1964;partner firm, Jamail & Gano, Houston, 1964-1978;senior partner firm, Gano, Donovan & Gano, Inc., Houston, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1950; certified personal injury trial specialist, certified civil trial advocate.

Membership

Served with 77th Infantry Division Army of the United States, 1943-1946. To 1st lieutenant Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1952-1953, Philippines, Okinawa, Germany, Democratic Republic Korea. Member American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, American Arbitration Association, Phi Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Betty Jeanne McIver, December 21, 1948. 1 son, Stephen McIver.

father:
John Thomas Gano

mother:
Olga Lucie (Lightfoot) Gano

spouse:
Betty Jeanne McIver