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Roy Owen West

Born: 27-Oct-1868
Birthplace: Georgetown, IL
Died: 29-Nov-1958
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Interior, 1928-29


[1] Member of the National Republican Party in 1932.

Father: Pleasant West
Mother: Helen Anna Yapp
Wife: Louisa Augustus (m. 11-Jun-1898)
Wife: Louise McWilliams (m. 8-Jun-1904, two children)

    University: BA, DePauw University (1890)
    Administrator: Trustee, DePauw University (as President 1928)

    US Justice Department Special Assistant to the Attorney General (1941-53)
    US Secretary of the Interior (1928-29)
    Illinois State Official Board of Review of Assessments, Cook County (1898-14)
    Illinois State Official City Attorney, Chicago (1895-97)
    Illinois State Official Assistant Attorney, Cook County (1893)
    American Bar Association
    Freemasonry
    Illinois State Bar Association 1890
    Republican National Committee


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