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Roberts, G to I

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, G. E. — of Monticello, Wayne County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Gallatin (b. 1878) — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Flat Creek, Buncombe County, N.C., October 26, 1878. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; Buncombe County Attorney, 1907-08; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Buncombe County, 1911-16. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. R. Roberts and Mary Elizabeth (Buckner) Roberts; married, January 19, 1907, to Mary Altha Sams.
  Roberts, Gary — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Roberts, Gene — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1983-97. Still living as of 1997.
  Roberts, George — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Mayor of Omaha, Neb., 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George — of Nebraska. Member of University of Nebraska board of regents, 1888-94. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George B., Jr. (b. 1930) — of Pennsylvania. Born in 1930. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Guyana, 1979-81. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Roberts, George B., Jr. — of Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Roberts, George D. — of Jefferson, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1935-36; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1941-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George E. — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George H. — of Nebraska. Nebraska state attorney general, 1871-73, 1875-79. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George H. — Republican. Idaho state attorney general, 1891-93. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George H., Jr. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1897; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1901-10. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George H. — of Springvale, Sanford, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Springvale, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George H. — of New Bern, Craven County, N.C. Mayor of New Bern, N.C., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George Henry — also known as George H. Roberts — of Southport (now part of Elmira), Chemung County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George I. — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for mayor of New Rochelle, N.Y., 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, George Madison (1830-1915) — also known as George M. Roberts — of San Benito County, Calif. Born in Mercer County, Ky., June 11, 1830. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 6th District, 1875-77. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, of congestive heart failure, in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., December 26, 1915 (age 85 years, 198 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Hollister, Calif.
  Roberts, George W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Glenn — of South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. American candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Roberts, Goodson McDaniel (1828-1904) — also known as Goodson M. Roberts — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Flat Creek, Buncombe County, N.C., March 22, 1828. Republican. Postmaster at Asheville, N.C., 1879-83. Died in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., February 16, 1904 (age 75 years, 331 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, N.C.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Elizabeth Ray (1835-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roberts, Gordon R. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1986, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Roberts, Grady — of Knox City, Knox County, Tex. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1940; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Guy V. — of Marshall, Madison County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1912, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, H. Buswell — of Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 53rd District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, H. E. — of Sangamon County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1848-52. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, H. G. — of Villa Rica, Carroll County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1936, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, H. G. — of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Roberts, H. T. — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Brooke County Democratic Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, H. W. — of Chester, Randolph County, Ill. Postmaster at Chester, Ill., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Mrs. H. W. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Hank See Henry O. Roberts
  Roberts, Harold — of Rogers, Benton County, Ark. Mayor of Rogers, Ark., 1956-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Harry — of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Naugatuck; elected 1904, 1906; warden (borough president) of Naugatuck, Connecticut, 1906-07. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Harry — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Harry — of Wyoming. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Roberts, Harry B. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Honorary Vice-Consul for Denmark in Tampa, Fla., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Harry W. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Utica, N.Y., 1908-11. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Harvey L. — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn.; Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1873; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1912. Burial location unknown.
Henry Roberts Roberts, Henry (1853-1929) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 22, 1853. Republican. President, Hartford Woven Wire Mattress Company; director, Hartford Electric Light Company; also director of several banks; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1899-1900; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1901-02; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1903-05; Governor of Connecticut, 1905-07. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from respiratory failure, in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 1, 1929 (age 76 years, 99 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of George Roberts (1810-1878) and Elvira (Evans) Roberts (1812-1910); married, October 5, 1881, to Carolyn Elizabeth Smith (1859-1952).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Taylor's Legislative History and Souvenir (1903)
  Roberts, Henry A. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Henry E. — U.S. Consular Agent in Aux Cayes, as of 1897-1902. Burial location unknown.
Henry O. Roberts Roberts, Henry O. (1897-1986) — also known as Hank Roberts — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Sherrard, Mercer County, Ill., September 3, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1952; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1952-55; defeated, 1963. Died, in Regina Continuing Care Center, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., September 9, 1986 (age 89 years, 6 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Alice Johnson.
  Roberts Municipal Stadium (built 1956, demolished 2013), in Evansville, Indiana, was named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Evansville
  Roberts, Herbert E. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 5th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Roberts, Herbert Ray (1913-1992) — also known as Ray Roberts — of McKinney, Collin County, Tex. Born in McKinney, Collin County, Tex., March 28, 1913. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; member of Texas state senate, 1955-62; U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 1962-81. Died of heart disease, in Denton, Denton County, Tex., April 13, 1992 (age 79 years, 16 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roberts, Hermon Lorenzo (1901-1992) — also known as Hermon L. Roberts — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Born in Ladonia, Fannin County, Tex., November 10, 1901. Mayor of Corsicana, Tex., 1967-69. Died, in a nursing home in Lyons, Rice County, Kan., September, 1992 (age 90 years, 0 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Tex.
  Roberts, Hiram — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bloomfield, 1836; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Hollis Earl (1943-2011) — also known as Hollis E. Roberts — of Hugo, Choctaw County, Okla. Born in Hochatown, McCurtain County, Okla., May 9, 1943. Member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1970; chief of the Choctaw Nation, 1978-97. Choctaw Indian ancestry. Convicted in 1997 of aggravated sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact, involving two female employees. Died in Hugo, Choctaw County, Okla., October 19, 2011 (age 68 years, 163 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Darrell E. Roberts and Laura (Beam) Roberts; married, May 17, 1963, to Helen R. Rodriguez.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Roberts, Howard See J. Howard Roberts
  Roberts, Hugh W., Jr. — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Isaac L. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Israel W. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Republican. Postmaster at Montgomery, Ala., 1879-81. Burial location unknown.


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