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William Randall Roberts

congressman , diplomat

William Randall Roberts, Irish congressman, diplomat. member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from New York, 42d-43d congresses, 1871-1875; member board aldermen, New York City, 1878, 79, president, 1878.

Background

Roberts, William Randall was born on February 6, 1830 in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland. Son of Randall and Mary (Bishop) Roberts.

Career

President Knights of St. Patrick, 1865. Minister to Chile, 1885-1889</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Bellevue Hospital, New York City, Aug.

Membership

Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from New York, 42d-43d congresses, 1871-1875. Member board aldermen, New York City, 1878, 79, president, 1878.

Connections

father:
Randall Roberts

mother:
Mary (Bishop) Roberts