Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Roe, James A.

Roe, James A., a Representative from New York; born in. Flushing, Queens County, N.Y., July 9, 1896; attended the public and parochial schools; studied law, engineering, and accounting; was graduated from the United States School of Military Aeronautics, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., in August 1917; during the First World War enlisted on September 17, 1917, as a private in the United States Army Air Corps, was promoted to lieutenant and instructor of advanced flying, and was discharged on January 4, 1919; served as pilot-instructor at various Government flying fields until March 1919; engaged in the insurance business since 1920 and the contracting and engineering business since 1925; also interested in real estate and banking; chairman of the Democratic County Committee of Queens County since 1939; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1940 and 1948; during World War II entered the United States Army in July 1943 with rank of major and was assigned to duty with the Corps of Engineers, and served until January 1945, when he was honorably discharged with the rank of lieutenant colonel to enter Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); was not a candidate for renomination ill 1946; resumed his former business pursuits, and is a resident of Flushing, N.Y.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Roe, James A.," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1753 Original Sources, accessed August 19, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7EY2DG8NGANYI5.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Roe, James A.' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1753. Original Sources, retrieved 19 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7EY2DG8NGANYI5.