SC-35-11 Daniel Calhoun Roper (1867-1943)

Marker text: Daniel Calhoun Roper (1867-1943)
This cabinet member and diplomat was born two miles south of here. He graduated from Trinity College in 1888 and later became head of Marlboro High School, near here. He was Franklin D. Roosevelt's first Secretary of Commerce from 1933 to 1938 and U.S. Minister to Canada, 1939. He was author of Fifty Years of Public Life.
Erected by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission, 1972

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