Charles W. Roark
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Charles W. Roark

Charles W. Roark
Charles W. Roark (Kentucky Congressman).jpg
Frontispiece of 1930's Charles W. Roark, late a Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 3rd district

March 4, 1929 (1929-03-04) - April 5, 1929 (1929-04-05)
John W. Moore
John W. Moore
Mayor of Greenville, Kentucky

Personal details
Born(1877-01-22)January 22, 1877
Greenville, Kentucky
DiedApril 5, 1929(1929-04-05) (aged 52)
Louisville, Kentucky
Political partyRepublican

Charles Wickliffe Roark (January 22, 1877 - April 5, 1929) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

Born in Greenville, Kentucky, Roark attended the public schools and the Greenville Seminary. He was founder and president of the Greenville Milling Co. He served as president of the Kentucky Retail Lumbermen in 1908 and of the Tri-State Lumber Dealers' Association in 1909.

Roark was elected mayor of Greenville and served from 1918 to 1922.

Roark was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress and served from March 4, 1929, until his death, before the convening of Congress. He died in Louisville, Kentucky, April 5, 1929 and was interred in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville.

See also


  • United States Congress. "Charles W. Roark (id: R000294)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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