William Roy

General William Roy FRS was a Scottish military engineer, surveyor, and antiquarian. He was an innovator who applied new scientific discoveries and newly emerging technologies to the accurate geodetic mapping of Great Britain. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
William Roy has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Congressional News Conference. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1998 with an average of 22 views per program.

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U.S. Representative, D-KS 2nd January 3, 1971 - January 3, 1975 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

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