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Roberts, O to R

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, Oba — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex. Postmaster at Tyler, Tex., 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Omar H. — of Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Oran Milo (1815-1898) — of Alabama; Texas. Born in Laurens County, S.C., July 9, 1815. Member of Alabama state legislature, 1839; district judge in Texas, 1846-51; justice of Texas state supreme court, 1857-65, 1874-78; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1866; Governor of Texas, 1879-83. Died in Austin, Travis County, Tex., May 19, 1898 (age 82 years, 314 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Roberts, Orrin — of Monroe, Walton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Walton County, 1941-42. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Owen Josephus (1875-1955) — also known as Owen J. Roberts — Born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 2, 1875. Lawyer; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1930-45. Episcopalian. Died in West Vincent, Chester County, Pa., May 17, 1955 (age 80 years, 15 days). Interment at St. Andrew's Cemetery, West Vincent, Pa.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Roberts, Owen W. (1924-2017) — of New Jersey. Born in Ardmore, Carter County, Okla., March 29, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Togo, 1984-86. Died in Redwood City, San Mateo County, Calif., June 10, 2017 (age 93 years, 73 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1949 to Janet Read Kiehel.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Roberts, Ozias — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1829, 1835-36; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, P. — of Lincoln County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Lincoln County, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Pat See Charles Patrick Roberts
  Roberts, Patricia See Patricia Roberts Harris
  Roberts, Paul — of Marlborough, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Marlborough; defeated, 1914, 1918, 1934; elected 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Percy E. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Peyton — of Monmouth, Warren County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Phil — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Phil See Philip J. Roberts
  Roberts, Philip B. — of Durham, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Durham, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Philip J. (b. 1948) — also known as Phil Roberts — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Born in a hospital at Lusk, Niobrara County, Wyo., July 8, 1948. Democrat. University professor; candidate in primary for Governor of Wyoming, 1998; chair of Albany County Democratic Party, 1998-2004. Member, American Historical Association. Still living as of 2005.
  Roberts, Philip P. — of Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine Democratic State Committee, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Quincy F. — U.S. Vice Consul in Genoa, as of 1916-17; Salonika, as of 1919-20; Apia, as of 1921-26; Suva, as of 1927; U.S. Consul in Suva, as of 1929-32; Saigon, as of 1938; Belfast, 1943-48. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, R. H. — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Barry County Democratic Party, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Roberts, R. R. — of Britt, Hancock County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Mrs. R. R. — of Britt, Hancock County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Raby H. — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Roberts, Rachel — of Silver Bow County, Mont. Republican. Candidate for Montana state house of representatives 73rd District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Roberts, Ralph R. — of Rockport, Spencer County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ralph S. — of Campo, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ray See Herbert Ray Roberts
  Roberts, Ray — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Roberts, Ray — of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Roberts, Ray C. — of Washington. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Raymond R. (b. 1933) — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Born in Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo., July 20, 1933. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Francois County; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Roberts, Raymond S. — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Francois County, 1933-34; candidate for Missouri state senate, 1934 (26th District), 1950 (22nd District); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Return — of Madera, Madera County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Rhonda — of Anchorage, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Roberts, Richard — of Balboa, Canal Zone (now Panama). Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Richard B. — of Pennsylvania. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Richard David (b. 1848) — also known as Richard D. Roberts — Born in Wales, August 30, 1848. Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Holyhead, 1899, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Richard P. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Richard Y. — Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1990-95. Still living as of 1995.
  Roberts, Rob See Arthur Roberts
  Roberts, Robert C. — of Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Robert H. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1878; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1882-83. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Robert L. (1922-1973) — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex., 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; postmaster at Kansas City, Kan., 1959-68, 1970-73 (acting, 1959); served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war. Stabbed and mortally wounded by Carroll Edward Noel, Jr., a former mail handler, in the office of the assistant postmaster, at the main post office, and was dead on arrival at Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan., November 29, 1973 (age about 51 years). Noel was tried for murder, and found not guilty by reason of insanity. Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roberts, Robert Lloyd — of Allegheny County, Pa. Socialist. Industrial candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 13th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Robert N. — of Renovo, Clinton County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Renovo, Pa., 1898-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Robert Nathaniel — also known as Robert N. Roberts — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Lockport, N.Y., 1907-15. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Robert Whyte (1784-1865) — also known as Robert W. Roberts — of Hillsboro, Scott County, Miss. Born in Delaware, 1784. Democrat. Member of Mississippi state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Mississippi at-large, 1843-47. Died in 1865 (age about 81 years). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Roberts, Ron — of DeRidder, Beauregard Parish, La. Insurance and real estate business; mayor of DeRidder, La., 2006-. Methodist. Member, American Arbitration Association. Still living as of 2014.
  Roberts, Ross Thompson (1938-1987) — Born in Joplin, Jasper County, Mo., November 28, 1938. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Missouri, 1982-87; died in office 1987. Died April 24, 1987 (age 48 years, 147 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Roberts, Mrs. Roy See Edith Roberts
  Roberts, Roy — of Victoria, Victoria County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Roberts, Russell — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Roberts, Russell C. — of Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 7th Circuit, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ruth — of Albany County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ruth — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.


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