James Clawson Roop (October 3, 1888 – January 23, 1972) was director of the United States Bureau of the Budget (now the Office of Management and Budget) from August 15, 1929 to March 3, 1933, during the administration of President Herbert Hoover.
|Director of the Bureau of the Budget|
August 15, 1929 – March 3, 1933
|Preceded by||Herbert Lord|
|Succeeded by||Lewis Douglas|
James Clawson Roop
October 3, 1888
Upland, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||January 23, 1972 (aged 83)|
Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.
|Education||University of Pennsylvania (BS)|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Born in Upland, Pennsylvania. Roop attended the University of Pennsylvania. He was an engineer office in World War I and rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. During World War II, he served as Brigadier General. President Herbert Hoover, on the resignation of Herbert Lord, appointed Roop as U.S. Director of Bureau of the Budget, a post he held from August 15, 1929 until March 4, 1933.
- "James Clawson Roop Dies at 84. Former U.S. Budget Director. Hoover Appointee Was Later Named to Executive Posts by Pan American Airways". The New York Times. January 24, 1972. Retrieved 2015-08-07.
Former U.S. Budget Director Hoover Appointee Was Later Named to Executive Posts by Pan American Airways. James Clawson Roop, director of the budget under President Hoover and later treasurer and vice president of Pan American ...
| Director of the Bureau of the Budget
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