Sidney C. Roach

Sidney Crain Roach ( born July 25, 1876 in Linn Creek, Camden County, Missouri, † June 29, 1934 in Kansas City, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1921 and 1925 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Sidney Roach attended the public schools of his home. After a subsequent law degree from the St. Louis Law School, which later became Washington University, and his 1897 was admitted to the bar he began to work in Linn Creek in this profession. Between 1898 and 1909 he acted as prosecutor in Camden County. From 1900 to 1924 he was a board member of the National Bank of Linn Creek. At the same time struck Roach as a member of the Republican Party a political career one. Between 1909 and 1913 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Missouri. In 1912 he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Chicago, at the President William Howard Taft to be unsuccessful re-election has been nominated.

In the congressional elections of 1920, Roach was in the eighth electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrat William L. Nelson on March 4, 1921. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1925 two legislative sessions. Since 1925 he was chairman of the committee responsible for supervising the expenditure of the Department of Justice.

In 1924, he lost his predecessor Nelson, who thus regained his old seat. Roach moved to St. Louis, where he practiced law. He died on June 29, 1934 in Kansas City.