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us: Roberts, Kenneth A. (Kenneth Allison), 1912-1989


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  • Instance Of

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  • Fuller Name

    • Kenneth Allison
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Piedmont (Ala.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Potomac (Md.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Anniston (Ala.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Alabama. Legislature. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1942
        • Affiliation End: 1942
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Navy
        • Affiliation Start: 1942
        • Affiliation End: 1945
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19510103
        • Affiliation End: 19650103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. National Highway Safety Advisory Committee
        • Affiliation Start: 1966
        • Affiliation End: 1970
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Lawyers
          (lcsh) Legislators--United States
      • Sources

        • found: NUCMC data from Indiana State Library for Beamer, J.V. Papers, 1918-1964 (Roberts, Kenneth A.)
        • found: Biog. dir. U.S. Congress, 1989 (Roberts, Kenneth Allison, 1912-1989; lawyer; Representative from Alabama, 1951-1965)
        • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, November 12, 2013 (Roberts, Kenneth Allison (1912 - 1989); a Representative from Alabama; born in Piedmont, Calhoun County, Ala., November 1, 1912; attended the public schools and Samford College, Birmingham, Ala.; was graduated from the University of Alabama Law School in 1935; was admitted to the bar in 1936 and commenced the practice of law in Anniston, Ala.; practiced law in Talladega, 1937-1942; elected to the State senate in 1942, but resigned the same year to enter the United States Navy and served until discharged as a lieutenant in 1945 with service in both Atlantic and Pacific Theaters; president, Piedmont Development Co., 1945-1950; member of Alabama State Board of Veterans Affairs and city attorney of Piedmont, Ala., 1948-1950; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-second and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law until his retirement in 1979; counsel, Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission, 1965-1972; member, National Highway Safety Advisory Committee, 1966-1970; was a resident of Anniston, Ala., until his death in Potomac, Md., on May 9, 1989; interment in Arlington National Cemetery)
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