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The Pat Roberts family, left-to-right: David, Ashleigh, Anne, Franki Fann Roberts and Senator Pat Roberts.

Charles Patrick "Pat" ROBERTS

20 Apr 1936 - ____

  • OCCUPATION: US Senator
  • BIRTH: 20 Apr 1936, Topeka, Shawnee, KS
Father: Charles Wesley "Wes" ROBERTS
Mother: Beatrice Ruth "Ruth" PAATRICK

Family 1 : Franki FANN
  • MARRIAGE: 1969
  1.  David ROBERTS
  2.  Ashleigh ROBERTS
  3.  Anne-Wesley ROBERTS

                                                         _John Wesley ROBERTS ____________
                                  _Frank Henry ROBERTS _|
                                 |                      |_Huldah E. FAIRHOLM _____________
 _Charles Wesley "Wes" ROBERTS __|
|                                |                       _Charles Fitch NEEDHAM __________+
|                                |_Daisy May NEEDHAM ___|
|                                                       |_Mary Ellen "Nel" (Lucus) LUCAS _+
|--Charles Patrick "Pat" ROBERTS 
|                                                        _________________________________
|                                 ______________________|
|                                |                      |_________________________________
|_Beatrice Ruth "Ruth" PAATRICK _|
                                 |                       _________________________________

[103] Needham Family Genealogical Notes
Unpublished work; 1998
Virginia Joy Chism Nichols
Record #167; Republican US Senator from Kansas

Biographical Directory of the US Congress, 1774-Present
"ROBERTS, Charles Patrick (Pat), a Representative and a Senator from Kansas; born in Topeka, Kans., April 20, 1936; attended the public schools; graduated from Holton High School 1954; B.A., Kansas State University, Manhattan 1958; served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a captain 1958-1962; newspaper publisher, Litchfield Park, Ariz. 1962-1967; administrative assistant, United States Senator Frank Carlson 1967-1968; administrative assistant, United States Congressman Keith Sebelius 1968-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 2, 1997); chair, Committee on Agriculture (One Hundred Fourth Congress); not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1996, but was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1996 and reelected in 2002 for the term ending January 2, 2009; chair, Select Committee on Intelligence (2003- )."

Senator Pat Roberts Web Site
Jul 2004
"Born in Topeka April 20, 1936, Senator Roberts is the son of the late Wes Roberts, Chairman of the Republican National Committee under President Dwight Eisenhower. His great-grandfather, J.W. Roberts, founded the Oskaloosa Independent, the state's second oldest newspaper. Following graduation from Kansas State University in 1958, Senator Roberts served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years, then worked as a reporter and editor for several Arizona newspapers. He joined the staff of Kansas Senator Frank Carlson in 1967. In 1969, Senator Roberts became Administrative Assistant to Kansas' First District Congressman Keith Sebelius. Senator Roberts was elected to Congress in 1980, succeeding Sebelius upon his retirement. He was first elected to the Senate in 1996 following the retirement of Senator Nancy Kassebaum (Baker) and won re-election in 2002. Senator Roberts and his wife, Franki have grown children including David, and his wife Mimi, Ashleigh and Anne-Wesley."

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