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Rogers, Edward G. "E.G."

House 1887-88 (District 27)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/8/1842
Birth Place: Saint Joseph, Michigan
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1910
Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: E.G.
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

EDUCATION

Berlin Schools, Wisconsin; Elementary School;
Berlin High School, Wisconsin; Secondary; Graduate
Michigan University, Law Department; Attended Law School; Ann Arbor; Admitted to the Bar, 1863

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Attorney: Ramsey County, Minnesota; 1878 to 1879 [Elected]
Judicial Administration: Ramsey County District Court, Minnesota (Clerk of District Court); 1894 to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Mary E. McCord (married on November 12, 1878)
Children: One child: Julia (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to St. Paul, Minnesota in November 1866.

"Mr. Rogers is a life-long Republican." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 105)

He ran unsuccessfully as the Republican party endorsed candidate for County Attorney in Green Lake County, Wisconsin. He lost by 12 votes.

He was a member of the Knights of Pythias and the Odd Fellows.

Religion provided by Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 105.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

25th Legislative Session (1887-1888)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 27
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/7/1889
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Republican Party Notes: "Mr. Rogers is a life-long Republican." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 105)
Committees:
  • Judiciary (Chair)
  • Reapportionment Special (Chair)
  • Rules and Joint Rules