Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Dr. Willis Roberts Runs for State Treasure

Dr. Willis Roberts’ Role in government

No matter what the political influences were, it is apparent that the Roberts family played a hand in politics. Joel Ninde’s great-grandfather Dr. Willis Roberts was a personal secretary for the first governor of Alabama, William Wyatt Bibb, in 1818 and also ran in the first election for state treasure, losing by twenty votes.

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