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Justin Roberts

Justin Roberts was American journalist. Recipient national journalism award National Society Professional Engineers, 1972; A.P. Writing award, 1974; Journalism award State Society Professional Engineers, 1976; award for outstanding reporting on conservation Scripps-Howard Foundation, 1977. Director California Alcohol Fuels Commission; Member of Contra Costa Press.

Background

  • Roberts, Justin was born on June 10, 1919 in New York City. Son of Louis and Claire (Meyers) Roberts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wayne University, 1941.

    Career

    • With New York Daily Mirror, 1935-1936, International Projects, 1936-1941, Acme Newspictures, New York City, 1941-1950. Editor California newspapers, 1953-1961. Editor, writer Contra Costa Times Lesher Newspapers, Walnut Creek, California, 1961-1986.

      Conductor investigation Bay Area Rapid Transit District, 1972-1973.

    Membership

    Director California Alcohol Fuels Commission. Member of Contra Costa Press.

    Connections

    • Married Lois Elinore Schneider, September 5, 1943. Children: Donn Roberts (deceased), Alta Roberts Nelson, Sarah Roberts Jacobson.
    Justin Roberts
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    Born June 10, 1919
    Died September 30, 1992
    (aged 73)
    • 1941
      Wayne University
    • 1935 - 1936
      With New York Daily Mirror
    • 1936 - 1941
      With New York Daily Mirror
    • 1941 - 1950
      With New York Daily Mirror
    • 1953 - 1961
      editor California newspapers