Biographical Sketch of Lewis W. Roop

Lewis W. Roop, was Editor and Publisher for the Jefferson Republic and De Soto Press from the 1940's until his death in 1976. He loved the Railroad and De Soto. He fought for many of the improvements we have today: the City Management form of government, Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Jefferson College, the new bridge on Hwy 110 and always for the needs of the schools to enable a better educated public.

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