Cap L. Lane was born November 26, 1867, at Clarksville, Texas, the only son of Dr. R. G. Lane, of Clarksville. His mother was a daughter of Cap Lane, a well-known farmer of North Texas. After attending school until the age of fifteen, the subject of this sketch entered the Kamper Family School, of Booneville, where at the end of three years he graduated, and returned to his home. Here he entered the drug business, and remained three years working for L. H. Galberg, when in May, 1888, he moved to Chelsea, Cherokee Nation, and opened a drug business of his own. In October 1891, he married Miss Maud Rogers, daughter of Captain C. V. Rogers, ex-supreme judge of the Cherokee Nation. Mrs. Lane is a cultured lady, having been educated at Fayetteville, Missouri, and the female seminary, Tahlequah. Mr. Lane is five feet ten inches in height, and weighs 135 pounds, is a bright, intelligent and well educated man, of courteous manner and kindly disposition. He carries about $1,500 stock, does a good business, and has a nice residence in Chelsea.
Biographical Sketch of L. Cap Lane
MLA Source Citation:O'Beirne, Harry F. and Edward S. The Indian Territory: Its Chiefs, Legislators, and Leading Men. St. Louis. 1898. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 31 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/biographical-sketch-of-l-cap-lane.htm - Last updated on Jul 28th, 2012
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