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Barbara Lum Roark

Barbara Lum Roark, American government official. Member of American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, American Political Science Association.

Background

  • Roark, Barbara Lum was born on September 23, 1938 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of George Edward Taylor and Elsa (Rohrig) Lum Sheldrick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science and History magna cum laude, Queens College, 1970. Master of Arts in Political Science, George Washington University, 1981.

    Career

    • Assistant editor United Nations International Review Service, 1969—1971. Staff assistant United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1977—1979, executive floor assistant to majority leader, 1979—1987, executive assistant to the speaker, since 1987. Adjunct instructor Strayer College, Washington, since 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, American Political Science Association.

    Connections

    • Married Wallace L. Sadoff (divorced). 1 child Leslie Sadoff Smith. Married John Whitson Roark, August 21, 1982.
    • father: George Edward Taylor Sheldrick
    • mother: Elsa (Rohrig) Lum Sheldrick
    • spouses: Wallace L. Sadoff
    • John Whitson Roark
    • child: Leslie Sadoff Smith Roark
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    Born September 23, 1938
    • 1970
      Queens College
    • 1981
      George Washington University
    • 1969 - 1971
      Assistant, editor United Nations International Review Service
    • 1977 - 1979
      staff assistant, United States House of Representatives
      Washington, United States
    • 1982
      adjunct instructor, Strayer College
      Washington, United States