Frederick Benedict Roberts was born at Araluen, his mother brought the family to Newtown after his father died. He died 6 March 1938, in Gloucester House.
Occupation & interests
Roberts was an organiser of the Municipal Employees Union
Roberts was a member of the State ALP executive and the Federal ALP executive.
Local government service
Frederick Benedict Roberts was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1926-41, representing O’Connell Ward. He was mayor in 1932.
‘Mr Frederick B Roberts’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 March 1938, p. 16 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17446860
‘Obituary’, The Catholic Press, 24 March 1938, p. 27 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article104384978