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Name:William Archer Roberts
Affiliation:Class of 1896
Biography & Genealogy:William Archer Roberts, Class of 1896: Genealogy: Born- May 11, 1874 in Washington, D.C. Father- William E. Roberts; Mother- Rebecca Naylor. Pat. Grandfather- Dr. John Mackall Roberts; Pat. Grandmother- Matilda Elder. Mat. Grandfather- Col. Henry Naylor; Mat. Grandmother- Matilda Smith. Married- In 1898 to Louisa Semmes, daughter of Col. Thomas M. Semmes, VMI Class of 1860. Children- 1- William Thomas Semmes Roberts; 2- Archer Vivian Roberts. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Oct. 3, 1892; Remained for four years but did not graduate. Awarded a Diploma of Distinquished Merit by the VMI Board of Visitors on June 8, 1945. Military Record: Captain in the Quarter Master Corps in World War I. Careers: Property Cusodian for U.S. Veterans Bureau. Died- Aug. 11, 1959.
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