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Roberts, A to B

ROBERTS (Soundex R163) — See also BROSTER, FLEMING-ROBERTS, HIMMEL-ROBERTS, MACROBERT, MCROBERT, MCROBERTS, PROBERT, RABERTS, ROBBERTS, ROBE, ROBER, ROBERDS, ROBERT, ROBERTI, ROBERTJEANNE, ROBERTO, ROBERTSE, ROBERTSON, RUBERTUS.

  Roberts, A. — of Saunders County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, A. A. — of East Point, Fulton County, Ga. Mayor of East Point, Ga., 1953-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, A. C. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, A. C. — of Pierpont, Day County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 32nd District, 1893-94; member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1909-20 (37th District 1909-18, 34th District 1919-20); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, A. D. — of Owsley County, Ky. Minister; member of Kentucky state senate, 1898-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, A. H. See Albert Houston Roberts
  Roberts, A. H. — of Parsons, Decatur County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Abby B. — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1919. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Albert III — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Roberts, Albert C. — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Albert Houston (1868-1946) — also known as A. H. Roberts — of Tennessee. Born in Overton County, Tenn., July 4, 1868. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; Governor of Tennessee, 1919-21; defeated, 1920. Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died June 25, 1946 (age 77 years, 356 days). Interment at Livingston City Cemetery, Livingston, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Roberts and Sarah (Carlock) Roberts; married, May 16, 1889, to Nora Deane Bowden.
  Roberts, Albert J. — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Mayor of Helena, Mont., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Alfred K. — of Collingswood, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Mayor of Collingswood, N.J.; elected 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Algernon B. (d. 1909) — of Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900; member of Pennsylvania state senate 12th District, 1903-09; died in office 1909. Died January 6, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Alice — of Union Star, DeKalb County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932, 1940, 1944. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Allen M. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 4th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Roberts, Alton T. (b. 1880) — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Stockton, Waldo County, Maine, March 9, 1880. Republican. Real estate business; publishing business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1912 (alternate), 1924; member of Michigan state senate 31st District, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Amos M. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ana — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Roberts, Andrew — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Roberts, Andrew L. — of Del Rio, Kinney County (now Val Verde County), Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Del Rio, Tex., 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ann — of Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1963. Female. Still living as of 1963.
  Roberts, Anna Marie — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Roberts, Anthony Ellmaker (1803-1885) — also known as Anthony Roberts — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1803. Merchant; Lancaster County Sheriff, 1839-42; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1855-59. Died in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., 1885 (age about 82 years). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Pa.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Robert Grey Bushong (1883-1951).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Roberts, Arthur — of Huntington Woods, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Huntington Woods, Mich., 1943-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Arthur — also known as Rob Roberts — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 5th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Roberts, Arthur L. — of Lyman, York County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from York County (5th), 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Aubrey J. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, B. C. — of Morton, Scott County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Roberts, B. K. See Bonny Kaslo Roberts
  Roberts, Barbara See Barbara Roberts Mason
  Roberts, Barbara (b. 1936) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born December 21, 1936. Democrat. Governor of Oregon, 1991-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Roberts, Basha — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Roberts, Belle — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ben See Benjamin F. Roberts
  Roberts, Ben F. See Benjamin F. Roberts
  Roberts, Benjamin — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1932, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Benjamin F. — also known as Ben F. Roberts — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 1935-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Benjamin F. — also known as Ben Roberts — of Lowell, Lake County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Benjamin G. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Benjamin T. S. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Benson — of Marietta, Cobb County, Ga. Postmaster at Marietta, Ga., 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Benson H. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Bernice (born c.1937) — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born about 1937. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Roberts, Beryl D. (b. 1958) — of Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., August 26, 1958. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1988; member of Florida state house of representatives 108th District, 1993-. Female. Christian. African ancestry. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; NAACP; Delta Sigma Theta; Kiwanis. Still living as of 1999.
  Roberts, Betty — of Oregon. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1974; Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1977-82. Female. Still living as of 1982.
  Roberts, Betty Ann — of Orange, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Roberts, Bettye Withers — of Laurelton, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Roberts, Beverly — of Pinellas County, Fla. Democrat. Candidate for Florida state senate 18th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Roberts, Bob M. — of West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah. Mayor of West Jordan, Utah, 1986-88. Still living as of 1988.
  Roberts, Bonny Kaslo (1907-1999) — also known as B. K. Roberts — of Florida. Born in Sopchoppy, Wakulla County, Fla., February 5, 1907. Lawyer; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1949-76. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., August 4, 1999 (age 92 years, 180 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Roberts (1877-1949) and Florida (Morrison) Roberts (1883-1976); married to Mary Newman (1911-2005).
  The B.K. Roberts Main Classroom Building, at Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
  Epitaph: "Qualis vita, finis eta." / As the quality of life is, so the end will be.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roberts, Brigham Henry (1857-1933) — also known as Brigham H. Roberts — of Utah. Born in Warrington, Lancashire, England, March 13, 1857. Democrat. Delegate to Utah state constitutional convention, 1894; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1899-1900. Mormon. His seat in Congress was declared vacant in January 1900, because he was a polygamist. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 27, 1933 (age 76 years, 198 days). Interment at Centerville Ward Cemetery, Centerville, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Roberts, Bruce A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Roberts, Burton B. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Bronx County District Attorney, 1968-72; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Roberts, Buswell See H. Buswell Roberts
  Roberts, Byron P., Jr. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Candidate in primary for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1983. Still living as of 1983.


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