Clifford Griffith Roe 

A. N. Marquis Co.

Roe, Clifford Griffith, lawyer, lecturer, author; b. Rolling Prairie, Ind., June 26, 1875; s. George Washington and Marietta (Drummond) Roe; B.L., U. of Mich., 1899, LL.B, 1902; m. Elsie Martha Hercock, Mar. 7, 1910; 1 dau., Marjorie Helen. Admitted to Ill. bar, 1903; asst. state's atty., Cook Co., Ill., 1906-09; spl. prosecutor against panders ("white slave traders") Sept. 1909-11; asst. corp. counsel, City of Chicago, 1915-18; attorney for Wilson & Co., packers, 1918 --; became judge of the Illinois Court of Claims, 1931. Member faculty Ill. Coll. of Law, 1915-19. Mem. Four-minute Men, World War; asso. mem. Legal Advisory Bd., Dist. 15, Chicago. Pres. Am. Bur. Moral Ed. Dec., 1909 ---; atty. for com. headed by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., during New York investigation, 1911-12; father of the first pandering (white slave) law in America; form gen. counsel Am. Vigilance Assn.; v.p. Ill. Vigilance Assn.; organizer Com. of Fifteen. Mem. Disciples of Christ. Mason. Author: The Great War on White Slavery. Home: Chicago, Ill. Died June 28, 1934.


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