GOODSPEED’S HISTORY OF TENNESSEE 1887 – ROBERT GALLOWAY
“Robert W. Galloway, junior member of the firm of Patterson & Co., came to Memphis in 1865, where he engaged in clerking on a steamboat. for some time. He was afterward engaged as delivery agent for the Memphis & Charleston Railroad, in whose employ he remained till 1870. In that year he became connected with the above named firm. Mr. Galloway is also actively engaged in farming and is one of the wide-awake energetic citizens of the county. He was one of eight commissioners elected to put the taxing district system on foot, which system held good for two and a half years. In 1865 he married Mary Hall of New York and he and wife are members of the Christian Church. Both he and partner organized, and are large stockholders in the Memphis Grain and Package Elevator. Mr. Galloway affiliates with the Democrats in his political views.”
SS CELTIC MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE 1902
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Galloway were aboard the famous Mediterranean cruise of the SS Celtic which left NYC on February 8th, 1902. They returned to Memphis sometime after it docked in NYC on April 22nd. Mrs. Galloway died less than two months later on June 14, 1902.
ROBERT GALLOWAY AND THE BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS, MEMPHIS, TN 1900
Robert Galloway had an impact on Memphis History as he was appointed to the first Board of Park Commissioners in September of 1900 (chapter XV page 323 – Parks and Promenades).
WHY ROBERT GALLOWAY WAS GIVEN THE HONORARY TITLE OF COLONEL
ROBERT GALLOWAY STARTS THE MEMPHIS ZOO
ROBERT GALLOWAY AND THE MEMPHIS GRAIN AND PACKAGE ELEVATOR