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Walter Edward ROGERS

(1908-2001)

ROGERS, Walter Edward, a Representative from Texas; born in Texarkana, Miller County, Ark., July 19, 1908; B.A., Austin College, Sherman, Tex., 1926; J.D., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1935; lawyer, private practice; city attorney, Pampa, Tex., 1938-1940; district attorney of the thirty-first judicial district of Texas, 1943-1947; delegate to Texas State Democratic conventions, 1950-1956, and 1960; delegate to National Democratic Conventions from 1952 to 1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1967); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninetieth Congress in 1966; professional advocate; died on May 31, 2001, in Naples, Fla.

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

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