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Robert Lee Knous (November 1, 1917 – May 15, 2000) was an American politician who served as the 36th Lieutenant Governor of Colorado from 1959 to 1967 under Stephen McNichols and John Arthur Love.

Robert Lee Knous
36th Lieutenant Governor of Colorado
In office
January 13, 1959 – January 10, 1967
GovernorStephen McNichols
John Arthur Love
Preceded byFrank L. Hays
Succeeded byMark Anthony Hogan
Personal details
Born(1917-11-01)November 1, 1917
Ouray, Colorado
DiedMay 15, 2000(2000-05-15) (aged 82)
Political partyDemocratic

He was the son of William Lee Knous, who was the 31st Governor of Colorado.


Political offices
Preceded by
Frank L. Hays
Lieutenant Governor of Colorado
Succeeded by
Mark Anthony Hogan