Sidney Crain Roach (July 25, 1876 – June 29, 1934) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.

Sidney C. Roach
Sidney C. Roach.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1925
Preceded byRichard P. Bland
Succeeded byWilliam L. Nelson
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
In office
1909-1913
Personal details
Born(1876-07-25)July 25, 1876
Linn Creek, Missouri
DiedJune 29, 1934(1934-06-29) (aged 57)
Kansas City, Missouri
Political partyRepublican
Professionlawyer

Born at Linn Creek, Missouri, Roach attended the public schools and the St. Louis Law School (now Washington University) in St. Louis. He was admitted to the bar in 1897 and commenced practice at Linn Creek, Missouri. He served as prosecuting attorney for Camden County in 1898–1909. He served as member of the board of directors of the National Bank of Linn Creek in 1900–1924. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1909–1913. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1912.

Roach was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1925). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Justice (Sixty-eighth Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress. He moved to St. Louis, Missouri, December 27, 1924, and resumed the practice of law. He died at Kansas City, Missouri, June 29, 1934. He was interred in Roach Cemetery near Roach, Missouri.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Sidney C. Roach (id: R000289)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Sidney C. Roach at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William L. Nelson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 8th congressional district

1921–1925
Succeeded by
William L. Nelson