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Walter Stowell Rogers

Walter Stowell Rogers, American communications executive. Member Delta Tau Delta. Lectured on electrical communications, University of Chicago, summers, 1924-1925.

Background

  • Rogers, Walter Stowell was born on October 25, 1877 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles A. and Ella (Stowell) Rogers.

  • Education

    • Ph. B., University of Chicago, 1901. Bachelor of Laws, Chicago Kent College Law, 1905.

    Career

    • Assistant to vice president, later assistant to president Crane Company, Chicago, 1903-1914. Public Washington Herald, 1919-1920. Director Division Foreign Cable News Service, Committee on Public Information, 1917-1919.

      Adviser American Delegation, Peace Conference, Paris, 1919. Delegate to International Conference on Elec. Communications, 1920-1922.

      Technical adviser on electrical communications American Delegation to Conference on Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922. Lecturer, Army War College, 1923, 24, 26, Post Graduate School United States Naval Academy, 1926. Director Institute Current World Affairs 1926-1959, director emeritus, since 1959.

    Membership

    Member Delta Tau Delta. Lectured on electrical communications, University of Chicago, summers, 1924-1925. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Edith Carey, 1903. Children: Lora Elizabeth, Ruth Louise, Jane Cornelia.
    • father: Charles A. Rogers
    • mother: Ella (Stowell) Rogers
    • spouse: Edith Carey
    • children: Lora Elizabeth Rogers
    • Ruth Louise Rogers
    • Jane Cornelia Rogers
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    Born October 25, 1877
    Died October 23, 1965
    (aged 87)
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