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Willard Benjamin Rogers

Willard Benjamin Rogers, American hotel executive, insurance, advertising. Member Connecticut div. New England Council since 1929.; Member Connecticut House of Republican, 1917-1921; member All-New England Recreational Development Committee; Mason.

Background

  • Rogers, Willard Benjamin was born on October 28, 1888 in Manchester, Connecticut, United States. Son of Alexander and Sarah (Sinnamon) Rogers.

  • Education

    • Educated high school, South Manchester, Connecticut.

    Career

    • 1 son, Kermit. National president Fraternal Benefit League, New Haven, Connecticut, 1919-1924. Nat. representative American Insurance Union, Columbus, Ohio, 1924-1926. General manager, later also secretary and treasurer Fuller Battery corporation since 1924.

      General manager and treasurer Rogers Land corporation since 1926. Director and in charge advertising Hotel Bond Company, since 1927. President and general manager The Bond Hotels.

      Owner Rogers Insurance Agency.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Connecticut div. New England Council since 1929. Member Connecticut House of Republican, 1917-1921.

    Member All-New England Recreational Development Committee. Mason.; Clubs: Manchester City, Lions, Hartford Advertising, Hartford Automobile (directory).

    Connections

    • Married Ruth McCue, of Hartford, Connecticut, March 15, 1911.
    • father: Alexander Rogers
    • mother: Sarah (Sinnamon) Rogers
    • spouse: Ruth McCue
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