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Ernest William Roberts

congressman

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.

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