|United States Senator|
January 1, 1971 – January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||John J. Williams|
|Succeeded by||Tom Carper|
|Chair of the Senate Finance Committee|
October 1, 1995 – January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||Bob Packwood|
|Succeeded by||Max Baucus|
|Chair of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee|
January 3, 1995 – October 1, 1995
|Preceded by||John Glenn|
|Succeeded by||Ted Stevens|
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1987
|Preceded by||Abraham Ribicoff|
|Succeeded by||John Glenn|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Delaware's at-large district
January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970
|Preceded by||Harris McDowell|
|Succeeded by||Pete du Pont|
William Victor Roth Jr.
July 22, 1921
Great Falls, Montana, U.S.
|Died||December 13, 2003 (aged 82)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Cause of death||Heart failure|
|Alma mater||University of Oregon|
Harvard Business School
Harvard Law School
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1943–1946|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
William Victor Roth Jr. (July 22, 1921 – December 13, 2003) was an American lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Republican Party. From 1967 to 1970, he was the U.S. Representative from Delaware and from 1971 to 2001, he was a U.S. Senator.
Roth was a sponsor of legislation creating the Roth IRA, an individual retirement plan that can be set up with a broker.
References[change | change source]
- "Roth, William Victor Jr. (1921 - 2003)". United States Congress. Retrieved July 23, 2011.