Definition of Roberts, Owen Josephus in English:

Roberts, Owen Josephus

Syllabification: Ro·berts, Owen Josephus
Pronunciation: /ˈräbərts
 
/
( 1875–1955), US Supreme Court associate justice 1930–45. Appointed to the Court by President Hoover, he usually voted independently although he leaned toward conservatism in many of his decisions. He had earlier been a prosecutor (1924) during the Teapot Dome scandal.

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