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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, V. Earl — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Acting postmaster at San Diego, Calif., 1959-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Roberts, Valerie McDonald — also known as Valerie A. McDonald — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1996. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Roberts, Victor K. — of Lowell, Lake County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Virgil — Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly 94th District; elected 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Roberts, W. B. — of Lee County, Iowa. Candidate for Iowa state senate 1st District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, W. E. — of Salem, Dent County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Dent County Democratic Party, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Roberts, W. F. — of Boone County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Boone County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, W. H. — of Marysville, Snohomish County, Wash. Mayor of Marysville, Wash., 1908-10. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, W. J. — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Ishpeming, Mich.; elected 1906; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, W. O. See William Orville Roberts
  Roberts, W. T. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Walt — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Roberts, Walter B. — of Titusville, Crawford County, Pa. Republican. Mayor of Titusville, Pa., 1872; member of Pennsylvania state senate 50th District, 1879-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Walter F. — of Nebraska. Member of Nebraska railway commission, 1947-52; resigned 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Walter L. — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Dunkirk, N.Y., 1926-27, 1932-37. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Walton B. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Warren — of Oklahoma. Republican. Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
Warren R. Roberts Roberts, Warren R. — of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, Pa. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; real estate and insurance business; bank director; member of Pennsylvania state senate 18th District, 1927-37; resigned 1937; Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1937-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Sadie Dreisbach.
  Image source: Pennsylvania Manual 1937
  Roberts, Wes See Wesley Roberts
  Roberts, Wesley — also known as Wes Roberts — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1948; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Will See James Will Roberts
  Roberts, Willa Mae — of Holliday, Monroe County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Roberts, William — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William — U.S. Consular Agent in Green Turtle Cay, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William — of Sanilac, Sanilac County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William See J. William Roberts
  Roberts, William — of Yawkey, Lincoln County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Lincoln County Republican Party, 1969-73; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Lincoln County, 1972. Still living as of 1973.
  Roberts, William See J. William Roberts
  Roberts, William A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 21st District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Roberts, William A. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Roberts, William C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William Edward, Sr. — of Baltimore, Md. Candidate for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1991 (Republican primary), 1999 (Democratic primary). Still living as of 1999.
  Roberts, William F. — of Redford Township, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Roberts, William G. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 36th District, 1910; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William H. — of Upshur County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 13th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William J. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William J. — of Northbrook, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William J. — of Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William J. — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William Matthew — of Georgia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Roberts, William Orville (1881-1952) — also known as W. O. Roberts — of Doniphan, Ripley County, Mo. Born in Knox County, Ind., November 20, 1881. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ripley County, 1929-30, 1945-46. Died July 30, 1952 (age 70 years, 253 days). Interment at Doniphan Oak Ridge Cemetery, Doniphan, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Adolphus Roberts (1857-1944) and Mary Elizabeth (Steffey) Roberts (1863-1940); married to Nattie May Hutson (1884-1971).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roberts, William P. (1841-1910) — of Gates County, N.C. Born in Gatesville, Gates County, N.C., July 11, 1841. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Gates County, 1876-78; North Carolina state auditor, 1881-89. Died in Norfolk, Va., March 27, 1910 (age 68 years, 259 days). Interment at Gatesville Cemetery, Gatesville, N.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roberts, William P. — of North Carolina. U.S. Consul in Victoria, 1894-97. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William P. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 21st District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William Randall (1830-1897) — also known as William R. Roberts — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Cork, Ireland, February 6, 1830. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1871-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1885-89. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 9, 1897 (age 67 years, 184 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Roberts, William T. — of Woodridge, DuPage County, Ill. Village president of Woodridge, Illinois, 1961-65. Still living as of 1965.
  Roberts, William T. — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 24th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Roberts, William W. (b. 1901) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Christianburg, Shelby County, Ky., March 20, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1935-36. Baptist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, William Y. — of Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Brownsville, Pa., 1838-41. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Willis (1779-1853) — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala.; Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in South Carolina, February 8, 1779. Candidate for secretary of state of Alabama, 1818; personal secretary to Gov. William W. Blount, 1819-20; newspaper publisher; member of Alabama state senate, 1833-35; Texas Republic Collector of Customs for the Port of Galveston, 1838-39. Presbyterian or Episcopalian. Died in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., December 23, 1853 (age 74 years, 318 days). Interment at Church Street Cemetery, Mobile, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Roberts and Mary (Herndon) Roberts; married, February 20, 1801, to Asenath Alexander (1783-1833); father of Samuel Alexander Roberts (1809-1872).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roberts, Zack L. — of Concord, Cabarrus County, N.C. Mayor of Concord, N.C., 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Zenis — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. American candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


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