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Paul Grant ROGERS

(1921-2008)

ROGERS, Paul Grant, (son of Dwight L. Rogers), a Representative from Florida; born in Ocilla, Irwin County, Ga., June 4, 1921; B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.,1942; United States Army, 1942-1946; attended George Washington University School of Law, Washington, D.C.; J.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 1948; lawyer, private practice; member, board of directors, Merck & Co. and Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth Congress by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father, United States Representative Dwight L. Rogers, and reelected to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 4, 1955-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; died on October 13, 2008, in Washington, D.C.

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

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