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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III
p82
2161

(Born Pa.)

William Evansº Rogers1

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Born Philadelphia, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 17, 1867.

Served: on Artillery duty at the Military Academy, June 17 to p83Aug. 31, 1867; as Asst. Engineer on Survey of the Northern Lakes, Sep., 1867, to Aug. 6, 1869 (leave of absence, Dec., 1867, to Mar. 1, 1868, and Nov., 1868, to Jan., 1869).

Resigned, Sep. 1, 1869.

Civil History. — Lumber Manufacturer, Detroit, Mich.,2 1869‑72. Cotton Exporter, New York city, 1875‑77. Civil Engineer since 1877. Railroad Commissioner of the State of New York, since Jan. 10, 1883.

Vol. IV
p165
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Admitted to the bar of New York, Feb. 8, 1892, since then engaged in the practice of law. — Author of a large number of the reports and decisions of the Board of Railroad Commissioners, and joint author of the report of that board in 1891, on "Bridge Strains," being a computation of the strains brought to bear upon every member of every train railroad bridge in the State of New York. — Residence, New York City and Garrison, Putnam Co., N. Y.

Vol. V
p135
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Admitted to the bar of New York, Feb. 8, 1892, since then engaged in the practice of law. — Residence, New York City and Garrison, Putnam Co., N. Y.

Vol. VI
p122
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born April 11, 1846.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 17, 1867.

Resigned, Sept. 1, 1869.

Civil History. — Admitted to the Bar of New York, Feb. 8, 1892, and engaged since then in practice of law. — Resided in New York City and at Garrison, Putnam Co., N. Y.

Died, March 10, 1913, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 67.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1913.

Buried, St. Philip's Church Cemetery, Garrison, NY.


The Author's Notes:

1 William E. Rogers, before becoming a Cadet, served as a Private of Philadelphia Independent Company of Pennsylvania Volunteers.

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2 While residing in Detroit, he was actively engaged in settling and organizing the government of the County of Presque Isle, Mich., the County Seat of which received his name, Rogers.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Rogers' birthplace is from his AOG obituary; where he is titled, without explanation, "Colonel".


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