Leighton Parks Roper (November 26, 1913 in Norfolk, Virginia – December 1972) was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1935-1936 season. Graduating from the law school during the season, he was also a member of Phi Gamma Delta, Lambda Pi, the P.K. Society, the Interfraternity Council, the Student Assembly, and the cross-country team.
After graduating, he practiced as an attorney in Norfolk, then became the manager of the Wilson Supply Company. In his later years he wrote a set of recollections about life in the Virginia mountains, Old Hundredth.
Leighton Parks Roper has a very dashing young great grandson named Leighton Parks Roper IV
- "Leighton Parks Roper". Ancestry.com. http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/14892211/person/20269704653. Retrieved 2014-08-03.
- Corks and Curls. 1936. pp. 123, 129. http://interactive.ancestry.com/1265/40392_B065525-00028/243147381?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=40392_B065526-00122.
- "Molly Jernigan Winborne". Womans College of the University of North Carolina Alumnae News: 24. February 1939. http://www.mocavo.com/Womans-College-of-the-University-of-North-Carolina-Alumnae-News-February-1939-Volume-February-1939/611157/26.