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Frederick M. Roberts


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CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1918 Republican AD-74 2261 Win
11-02-1920 Republican AD-74 3720 Win
11-07-1922 Republican AD-74 2770 Win
11-04-1924 Republican AD-74 2974 Win
11-02-1926 Republican AD-74 2398 Win
11-06-1928 Republican AD-74 3651 Win
11-04-1930 Republican AD-62 10025 Win
11-08-1932 Republican AD-62 11686 Win
11-06-1934 Republican AD-62 9674 Loss
11-03-1936 Republican AD-62 7912 Loss
11-05-1946 Republican CD-14 44914 Loss

Candidate Biography:

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.

Source: California Blue Book (1928)

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