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Daniel C. Roper

AKA Daniel Calhoun Roper

Born: 1-Apr-1867
Birthplace: Marlboro Count, SC
Died: 11-Apr-1943
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Commerce Secretary, 1933-38


[1] Chairman, Woodrow Wilson reelection campaign, 1916.

Father: John Wesley Roper
Mother: Henrietta V. McLaurin
Wife: Lou McKenzie (m. 25-Dec-1889, two daughters, five sons)
Daughter: Margaret May
Son: James Hunter
Son: Daniel Calhoun
Daughter: Grace Henrietta
Son: John Wesley
Son: Harry McKensie
Son: Richard Frederick

    University: Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC
    University: BA, Duke University (1888)
    Law School: LLB, National Law School (1901)

    US Ambassador to Canada (1939)
    US Secretary of Commerce (1933-38)
    Roper, Hurrey, & Dudley (-1933)
    Roper, Hagerman, Hurrey, & Parks (1921-)
    Marlin-Rockwell Corporation President (1920-21)
    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner (1917-20)
    US Official First Asst. Postmaster General (1913-16)
    Congressional Staff Clerk, House Committee on Ways and Means (1911-13)
    US Official Census Bureau (1900-10)
    Congressional Staff Clerk, Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce (1894-97)
    South Carolina State House of Representatives (1892-94)
    Member of the Board of Atlantic Coast Railroad
    Freemasonry
    Shriners
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

Author of books:
The United States Post Office (1917)
Fifty Years of Public Life (1941, memoir)


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