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James Sidney Rollins
Member of the Missouri Senate
from the 10th district

In office
elected 1930 – ?
Personal details
Born May 4, 1887
Columbia, Missouri
Died April 1, 1972
Columbia, Missouri
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Sarah Vivion
Relations James S. Rollins, grandfather[1]
Children unknown
Occupation Politician, assistant prosecuting attorney, real estate and insurance businessman

James Sidney Rollins (May 4, 1887 - April 1, 1972[1]) was an American politician from Columbia, Missouri who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. He served in the military along the Mexican border and during World War I. Rollins was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives from 1921 until 1929 and was assistant prosecuting attorney for Boone County, Missouri, from 1912 until 1916. He was educated in public school and at the University of Missouri.[2]

Similarly named relations[]

His grandfather was also named James Sidney Rollins (1812-1888), a Civil War era congressman known for helping pass the Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery and for drafting the legislation establishing the University of Missouri, giving him the nickname "Father of the University of Missouri". Senator James Sidney Rollins (1887-1972) also had a son named James Sidney Rollins (1924-1994).[1][3]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Rites in Columbia For J.S. Rollins". The Kansas City Times. April 4, 1972. 
  2. Charles U. Becker. Official Manual State of Missouri 1931-1932. Jefferson City, Missouri: Missouri Secretary of State. pp. 60. 
  3. "Findagrave.com: James Sidney Rollins, III". http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28533273. Retrieved 2014-10-07. 

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