David Dickson Rogers
|David Dickson Rogers|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Hiram Augustus Calvin|
|Succeeded by||Hiram Augustus Calvin|
June 10, 1845|
County Monaghan, Ireland
|Died||January 28, 1915(aged 69)|
|Political party||Patrons of Industry|
Born in County Monaghan, Ireland, his parents emigrated to Canada when he was an infant and settled in Prince Edward County, Upper Canada. Rogers was educated at the Kingston Collegiate Institute. A farmer, he settled in Frontenac County, Ontario. He was a Director and President of the Farmers' Institute and Agricultural Association. A member of the popular farmer-based Patrons of Industry, he faced no opposition and was acclaimed to the Canadian House of Commons for the electoral district of Frontenac in the 1896 federal election. He ran in the 1900 election as an independent candidate and was defeated.
- "Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, eighth Parliament of Canada, elected June 23, 1896". Internet Archive. 1898.
- David Dickson Rogers – Parliament of Canada biography
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