John Jacob Rogers

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John Jacob Rogers
Portrait of John Jacob Rogers.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1913 - March 28, 1925
Preceded by Butler Ames
Succeeded by Edith Nourse Rogers
Personal details
Born August 18, 1881
Lowell, Massachusetts
Died March 28, 1925(1925-03-28) (aged 43)
Washington, D.C.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Edith Nourse Rogers
Profession Attorney
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service September 12, 1918 –
November 29, 1918
Rank Private
Commands Twenty-ninth Training Battery, Tenth Training Battalion, Field Artillery, Fourth Central Officers’ Training School
Battles/wars World War I

John Jacob Rogers (August 18, 1881 – March 28, 1925) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.

Life and career[edit]

Rogers was born in Lowell, Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard University in 1904 and from Harvard Law School in 1907. He practiced law in Lowell, starting in 1908. Rogers was a member of the Lowell city government in 1911, school commissioner in 1912, and was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1913, until his death. During the First World War, Rogers enlisted on September 12, 1918, as a private with the Twenty-ninth Training Battery, Tenth Training Battalion, Field Artillery, Fourth Central Officers’ Training School, and served until honorably discharged on November 29, 1918. Rogers died in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 1925, and was interred at Lowell Cemetery in Lowell, Massachusetts.

His wife, Edith Nourse Rogers, succeeded him in Congress.

Edith Nourse Rogers

References[edit]

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Butler Ames
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 5th congressional district

1913–1925
Succeeded by
Edith Nourse Rogers