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George Frederick ROGERS

(1887-1948)

ROGERS, George Frederick, a Representative from New York; born in Harwood, Ontario, Canada, March 19, 1887; attended the public schools in Canada and Rochester, N.Y.; immigrated to the United States in 1899 and settled in Rochester, N.Y.; food merchant in Rochester, N.Y., 1911-1943; supervisor of Monroe County, N.Y., in 1934 and 1935; served in the State senate in 1937 and 1938; member of the Genesee State Park Commission 1942-1948; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress and for election in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; retired and resided in Rochester, N.Y.; died in Coburg, Ontario, Canada, November 20, 1948; interment in Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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