Nebraska Authors

James Russell Roberts

Born 1876-05-29 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 1944-09-20
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, NE (USA)
Wyuka Cemetery

Son of Artemus Roberts, architect, who was an early settler of Lancaster County. James Russell Roberts was the founder and President of Roberts Dairy Company and publisher of The Milkman, an industry newspaper, and books used in the dairy industry.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Trade Publications; Dairy Industry


Lincoln Normal College, Lincoln, NE
Degree, 1903, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


President, Dairy Company

Places Worked

Roberts Dairy Company, Lincoln, NE


Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Rotary Club
Eastridge Club
First Plymouth Congregational Church
Sons of the American Revolution


The Milkman, an industry newspaper

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