|Name||Roy M. Harrop|
Omaha, Nebraska , United States
|| November 10, 1889
|Died||June 24, 1971
Feb 02, 2011 05:32pm
|Info||HARROP, ROY M. - agricultural advocate from Nebraska who was active in several different political parties. |
Born 11/10/1889 in Roca NE, the son of John Harrop.
Married M.S. "Dess" Harrop; no children.
Worked as a civil engineer.
Candidate for NE Railroad Commissioner 1918
Candidate for US House (Prg-NE) 1922, 1924
Candidate for Omaha City Council
Nominated for Vice President by the People's Progressive Party and the National Independent (Greenback) Parties, 1924
Attorney in Omaha NE 1926-1971, admitted to the bar of the US Supreme Court 1961
Candidate for Governor (Prg-NE) 1926
Candidate for nomination for Governor (R-NE) 1928
Candidate for US Senate (FL-NE) 1932
National Chairman, Farmer Labor Party 1935
Chairman of the American Prosperity Plan Convention, 1936
President, Gold Mining Corp., 1936
Contender for nomination for Vice President at the Farmer Labor Party National Convention, 1936
Candidate for US House (Union-NE) 1936
Candidate for nomination in the following Democratic state primaries: Governor, 1942; Atty Gen., 1944; Lt. Gov., 1946
Candidate for Democratic nomination, US President, 1948
Candidate for Omaha Public Power District, 1960
Active in several civic organizations, often holding positions of prominence: Anti-Tax League of America; Nebraska Security League; Citizens and Taxpayers League of Omaha; National Commercial Travelers Economic Security Foundaion; Western State Mining and Business Men's Assn; Public Welfare Union; Omaha Citizens Commission.
Died 6/24/1971 in Omaha NE
James T. Havel, U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, vol. 1, p. 261.