Major General Richard Roth, for State Senate District 31

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Major General Richard Roth, for State Senate District 31

Biography Richard’s grandparents on both sides of the family were farmers.  His mom, Mary Sue Hale, grew up on a cotton farm in Depression-era Maysville, Georgia, while his dad, Dale Roth, was born on a farm outside of Gainesville, Florida.   Their stories were both remarkable and typical of the “Greatest Generation.”  She dropped out of college and worked as a secretary.  His dad was a teacher.  During World War II, he served in the US Army’s 25th Infantry Division as it made its way across the Pacific from Guadalcanal to the occupation of Japan.  Richard’s dad retired in...

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