Clifford Joy Rogers

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Clifford "Doc" Rogers
22nd Governor of Wyoming
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Preceded by Frank A. Barrett
Succeeded by Milward L. Simpson
Personal details
Born (1897-12-20)December 20, 1897
Clarion, Iowa
Died May 18, 1962(1962-05-18) (aged 64)
Political party Republican
For the professor of history of the United States, see Clifford J. Rogers.

Clifford Joy "Doc" Rogers (December 20, 1897 – May 18, 1962) was an American politician who served as the 22nd Governor of Wyoming briefly from January 3, 1953 until January 3, 1955. He was a Republican[1][2] Rogers also served as State Treasurer of Wyoming twice (1946-1950, 1958-1962). As secretary of state, he succeeded to the Wyoming governorship when Governor Frank A. Barrett resigned in 1953 to join the United States Senate. Seeking a full term, Rogers lost in the 1954 Republican primary to Milward Simpson. Rogers was born in Clarion, Iowa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Congressional Quarterly's Guide to U.S. Elections, Wyoming Governor's elections, 1954 and 1958
  2. ^ Wyoming State Archives biography. Accessed January 17, 2007

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Political offices
Preceded by
Frank A. Barrett
Governor of Wyoming
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Succeeded by
Milward L. Simpson