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Frank Hunt Hurd Roberts


   Frank H. H. Roberts was an educator with interests in history and government. He was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, in 1869. He attended public schools in Knox County, and in 1892 he graduated from The Ohio State University. For a few years he was engaged in teaching and administration in Fredericktown and Centerburg, also in Knox County. In 1896 Roberts married Luella Hanna. There were two sons, one of whom was also a writer.

   About 1900 the Roberts family moved west. For a few years Frank taught at Wyoming State Normal School. In 1903 he received a PhD degree from the University of Denver. Until at least 1914 Roberts was a professor of history at New Mexico Normal School. He died in 1937.

   Professor Roberts' interests were in history and government as related to education. His son, Frank H. H., Jr., also wrote in the area of the social sciences.


A Comparative Study of the Government of the U. S. and Wyoming. 1900

A Comparative Study of State and National Civil Government. 1902

The History and Civics of New Mexico. 1914

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