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Ernest William Roberts

Ernest William Roberts, American congressman. Member Chelsea (Massachusetts) City Council, 1887-1888; member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1894-1896, Senate, 1897-1898; member 56th to 62d Congresses (1899-1913), 7th Massachusetts District, and 63d and 64th Congresses (1913-1917), 9th District.

Background

  • Roberts, Ernest William was born on November 22, 1858 in E. Madison, Maine, United States. Son of Orin P. and Eliza V. Roberts.

  • Education

    • Highland Military Academy, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1877. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1881.

    Career

    • In practice at Boston, since 1881.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Chelsea (Massachusetts) City Council, 1887-1888. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1894-1896, Senate, 1897-1898. Member 56th to 62d Congresses (1899-1913), 7th Massachusetts District, and 63d and 64th Congresses (1913-1917), 9th District.

    Connections

    • Married Nella Lue Allen, November 13, 1881. Married second, Sara M. Weeks, February 2, 1898.
    • father: Orin P.
    • mother: Eliza V. Roberts
    • spouses: Nella Lue Allen
    • Sara M. Weeks
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    Born November 22, 1858
    Died February 27, 1924
    (aged 65)
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