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John McCook Roots

John McCook Roots, Chinese writer, lecturer, foreign correspondent. Recipient Washburn Prize, Harvard College, 1925. Member of Army and Navy (Washington), Harvard (New York City).


  • Roots, John McCook was born on October 27, 1903 in Hankow, China. Son of Logan Herbert and Eliza Lydia (McCook) R.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Harvard College, 1925.


    • Traveling representative, director Moral Re-Armament teams, South Africa, 1929—1931, 1932, Great Britain, France, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Canada Belgium, East Africa, Greece, Middle East, 1932—1968. Associate Up With People organization, 1968—1988.


    Member of Army and Navy (Washington), Harvard (New York City).
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    Born October 27, 1903
    • 1925
      Harvard College
    • 1932 - 1968
      Traveling representative
    • 1968 - 1988
      associate, Up With People organization