James Clawson Roop
|3rd Director of the United States Bureau of the Budget|
August 15, 1929 – March 3, 1933
|Preceded by||Herbert Lord|
|Succeeded by||Lewis W. Douglas|
October 3, 1888|
Upland, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||January 23, 1972
Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania|
|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 the Office of Management and Budget) from August 15, 1929 to March 3, 1933, during the administration of President Herbert Hoover.
Born in Upland, Pennsylvania. Roop attended the University of Pennsylvania. He was an engineer office in World War I and rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. During World War II, he served as Brigadier General. President Herbert Hoover, on the resignation of Herbert Lord, appointed Roop as U.S. Director of Bureau of the Budget, a post he held from August 15, 1929 until March 4, 1933.
- "James Clawson Roop Dies at 84. Former U.S. Budget Director. Hoover Appointee Was Later Named to Executive Posts by Pan American Airways". New York Times. January 24, 1972. Retrieved 2015-08-07.
Former U.S. Budget Director Hoover Appointee Was Later Named to Executive Posts by Pan American Airways. James Clawson Roop, director of the budget under President Hoover and later treasurer and vice president of Pan American ...
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