Samuel D. Roberts
|Samuel D. Roberts|
|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 119th district
|Preceded by||Joan Christensen|
April 3, 1956 |
Syracuse, New York
|Residence||Syracuse, New York|
Samuel D. "Sam" Roberts (born April 3, 1956) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly representing the 119th Assembly District, which includes a portion of Syracuse and the towns of DeWitt, Onondaga and Salina.
Roberts is retired from General Motors where he worked for 30 years and was a member of the United Auto Workers union. He was elected as Recording Secretary of UAW Local 465 and Chair of Local 854's Education and Civil Rights Committees.
Roberts is also a practitioner of martial arts, holding a sixth degree black belt in American Shotokan Karate. According to his biography, he ranked No. 1 in New York and New Jersey, top 10 in the United States and Canada, and was the winner of the World Championships prior to retirement from competition.
|New York Assembly|
|New York State Assembly, 119th District