Frederick M. RobertsRepublican
Frederick Madison Roberts
Born: September 14, 1879 in Chillicothe, Ohio
Married: Pearl Hinds
Children: Patricia and Gloria
Family: Great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson (confirmed by DNA testing in 1998)
University: University of Southern California (Pre-law)
Died: July 19, 1952 in Los Angeles, CA
1910-1912: Deputy Assessor, El Paso County [Colorado]
1912-1948: Editor, New Age
1940: Alternate Delegate, Republican National Convention
1944: Alternate Delegate, Republican National Convention
1948: Alternate Delegate, Republican National Convention
- NOTABLE HISTORY: The first African American California legislator.
- Since 2017, the California Legislative Black Caucus has offered the Frederick M. Roberts College Scholarship to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses.
Source: California Blue Book (1928)