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Alphonse Roy (October 26, 1897 – October 5, 1967) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.

Alphonse Roy
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 1st district
In office
June 9, 1938 – January 3, 1939
Preceded byArthur B. Jenks
Succeeded byArthur B. Jenks
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office
1925-1931
Personal details
BornOctober 26, 1897
Saint-Simon, Quebec
DiedOctober 5, 1967(1967-10-05) (aged 69)
Political partyDemocratic

Born in Saint-Simon, Quebec, Canada, Roy moved to Manchester, New Hampshire, in 1901. He attended the parochial schools, then engaged in the real estate business.

Roy served as alderman for the city of Manchester, 1925–1931, and served as member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1925–1931. He served on the Executive Council of New Hampshire, 1933-1937.

He successfully contested as a Democrat the election of Arthur B. Jenks to the Seventy-fifth Congress and served from June 9, 1938, to January 3, 1939. Roy was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress and for election in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress.

Roy was appointed sealer of weights and measures of Manchester in 1943 and served until his resignation in 1945. He was United States marshal for the district of New Hampshire, 1945-1953. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress and an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for the United States Senate in 1960.

He engaged in the real estate business until his death in Manchester, October 5, 1967. He was interred in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Alphonse Roy (id: R000483)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Arthur B. Jenks
U.S. Representative for the 1st District of New Hampshire
June 9, 1938–January 3, 1939
Succeeded by
Arthur B. Jenks