Clawson Roop

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J. Clawson Roop
3rd Director of the United States Bureau of the Budget
In office
August 15, 1929 – March 3, 1933
President Herbert Hoover
Preceded by Herbert Lord
Succeeded by Lewis W. Douglas
Personal details
Born (1888-10-03)October 3, 1888
Upland, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died January 23, 1972(1972-01-23) (aged 83)
Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.
Resting place None
Political party Republican
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Military service
Rank Brigadier General
Battles/wars World War II

James Clawson Roop (October 3, 1888 - January 23, 1972) was director of the United States Bureau of the Budget (now to the Office of Management and Budget) from August 15, 1929 to March 3, 1933, during the administration of President Herbert Hoover.[1]


Born in Upland, Pennsylvania. Roop attended to the University of Pennsylvania. During the World War II, and he was to served as the Brigadier General. President Herbert Hoover was to appointed by Roop, who resignation of Herbert Lord. He was to served as the U.S. Director of Bureau of the Budget, from August 15, 1929 until March 4, 1933.

He died there on January 23, 1972 in Fairfield, Connecticut, at the age of 83.[2]