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ROGERS (Soundex R262) — See also GROGER, GROSSER, KROGER, RODGERS, ROEGIERS, ROGER, ROGERSON, ROPERS, ROYERS, SORGER, STROGER.

  Rogers, Valerie M. — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Rogers, Victor — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Rogers, W. A. — of Franklin, Macon County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Macon County, 1905-06, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, W. C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indian Territory, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, W. C. — of Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minn. Mayor of Hibbing, Minn., 1950-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, W. Erle — of Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Geneva, N.Y., 1952-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, W. H. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, W. L. — of Conroe, Montgomery County, Tex. Postmaster at Conroe, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, W. Leslie — of Pennsauken, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, W. O. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, W. Scott — of Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Waldo Henry (1908-1964) — Born in Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.M., May 17, 1908. U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1954-64; died in office 1964. Died January 12, 1964 (age 55 years, 240 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Rogers, Wallace G., Jr. — of Middleburg Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Rogers, Walter — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of White Plains, N.Y., 1936-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Walter — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1948 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Walter C. — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Democrat. Mayor of Bath, Maine, 1941, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Walter Edward (1908-2001) — also known as Walter Rogers — of Pampa, Gray County, Tex.; Naples, Collier County, Fla. Born in Texarkana, Miller County, Ark., July 19, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1951-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Sigma Phi Epsilon. He was in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963 when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Died, of a heart attack, in a hospital in Naples, Collier County, Fla., May 31, 2001 (age 92 years, 316 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rogers, Walter G. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Lansing, Mich., 1922-35 (acting, 1922). Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Walter H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Ward — of Colorado. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Warren — of Genesee County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Watson Merrick (1844-1911) — also known as Watson M. Rogers — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, N.Y., December 3, 1844. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1902-11; died in office 1911. Slipped and fell on an icy sidewalk, suffered a head injury, and died three weeks later, in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., February 1, 1911 (age 66 years, 60 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Fordyce M. Rogers (1819-1865) and Eleanor (Van Ostrand) Rogers (1819-1865); married, August 5, 1874, to Mary Adele Webster (1852-1932); third cousin once removed of James Rodes Saltonstall (1825-1902).
  Political family: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rogers, Wayne — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Rogers, Wilbur F. — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Meriden, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Will (1898-1983) — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Bessie, Washita County, Okla., December 12, 1898. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Oklahoma at-large, 1933-43; candidate for secretary of state of Oklahoma, 1943. Died in Falls Church, Va., August 3, 1983 (age 84 years, 234 days). Cremated; ashes interred at National Memorial Park, Near Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rogers, Will See William Vann Rogers, Jr.
  Rogers, Willard B. (born c.1889) — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Born about 1889. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1917-20. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1745-49. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1808-09. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Branford, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William — of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William — of Pretty Prairie, Reno County, Kan. Democrat. Chair of Reno County Democratic Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Rogers, William A. — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William A. — U.S. Vice Consul in Campbellton, as of 1917-22. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William B. — of Trenton, Grundy County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state senate 5th District, 1869-72; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William B. — of Montana. U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1898-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William C. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William C. — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis. Republican. Newspaper editor; postmaster at La Crosse, Wis., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William D. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1940, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William F. — of Honesdale, Wayne County, Pa. Whig. Postmaster at Honesdale, Pa., 1841-42. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William Findlay (1820-1899) — also known as William F. Rogers — of New York. Born near Easton, Northampton County, Pa., March 1, 1820. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1868-69; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1883-85; defeated, 1886. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 16, 1899 (age 79 years, 290 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Jones Rogers (1781-1832).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Rogers, William H. — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 2nd District, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William H. — of Arkansas. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1868; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William H. (1850-1935) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born March 15, 1850. Mayor of Madison, Wis., 1891-93. Died November 26, 1935 (age 85 years, 256 days). Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William Horsey — also known as William H. Rogers — of Delaware. U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1843-49. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William J., Jr. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William J. — of Michigan. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1910, 1914; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William J. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William J. (b. 1930) — of Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wis. Born in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis., December 9, 1930. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; school teacher; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1963-75. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Still living as of 1975.
  Rogers, William M. — of Calaveras County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 8th District, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William Nathaniel (1892-1945) — also known as William N. Rogers — of Wakefield, Carroll County, N.H. Born in Sanbornville, Wakefield, Carroll County, N.H., January 10, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1917, 1919, 1921; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1923-25, 1932-37; defeated, 1918, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1936. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Wolfeboro, Carroll County, N.H., September 25, 1945 (age 53 years, 258 days). Interment at Lovell Lake Cemetery, Sanbornville, Wakefield, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert E. Rogers and Lilian A. (Sanborn) Rogers.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rogers, William O. — Member of Virginia state senate 6th District, 1924-35. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William P. — of Mississippi. U.S. Consul in Veracruz, 1849-52. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William Pierce (1913-2001) — also known as William P. Rogers — Born in Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., June 23, 1913. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Attorney General, 1957-61; U.S. Secretary of State, 1969-73. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1973. Died, of congestive heart failure, in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 2, 2001 (age 87 years, 193 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Rogers, William R. — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1918-20. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William Simpson, Jr. — of Spartanburg County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Spartanburg County, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William T. — of Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Doylestown, Pa., 1821-29; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1832-40 (5th District 1832-36, 4th District 1836-40). Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, William Vann, Jr. (1911-1993) — also known as Will Rogers, Jr. — of Culver City, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New York, October 20, 1911. Democrat. U.S. Representative from California 16th District, 1943-44; resigned 1944; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948. Cherokee Indian ancestry. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died, from a self-inflicted gunshot, in in Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Ariz., July 9, 1993 (age 81 years, 262 days). Interment at Tubac Cemetery, Tubac, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Will Rogers (1879-1935; humorist) and Betty (Blake) Rogers; brother of Jimmy Rogers (1915-2000; actor); married, May 26, 1941, to Collier Connell (died 1976).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Internet Movie Database profile
  Rogers, Wilson — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Winfield S. — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Litchfield; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
  Rogers, Woodville J. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rogers, Y. W. — of Center, Shelby County, Tex. Mayor of Center, Tex., 1938-40, 1942-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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