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Kenneth Allison Roberts Edit Profile

Congressman

Kenneth Allison Roberts, American former congressman. Bar: Alabama 1936.

Background

Roberts, Kenneth Allison was born on November 1, 1912 in Piedmont, Alabama, United States. Son of John Franklin and Josephine (Burton) Roberts.

Education

Student, Samford College, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1935.

Career

Attorney, Anniston, Alabama, 1935, 45-50; attorney, Talladega, Alabama, 1937-1942; abstractor, Department Agriculture, Alabama, 1935-1937; president, Piedmont Development Company, Inc. senator, State of Alabama, 1942; member, 82d-87th Congresses from 4th Alabama district representative-at-large, 88th Congress State of Alabama. Member general counsel Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission.

Achievements

  • Bar: Alabama 1936.

Membership

Member National Highway Safety Advisory Committee, Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, Atlantic and Pacific theaters of operations. Lieutenant commander Reserve retired. Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, 40 and 8, Masons, Lions (district governor 1940), Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Alpha Delta, Blue Key.

Connections

Married Margaret McMillian, September 22, 1953. Children: Margaret, Allison.

father:
John Franklin Roberts

mother:
Josephine (Burton) Roberts

spouse:
Margaret McMillian

children:
Allison Roberts

Margaret Roberts