He was educated in New York and attended a Military Academy, later however chose the profession, of architecture for his career. After two years of study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and three subsequent years at Columbia’s Architectural School, he completed his training in France.
In the 1900’s moved to Mobile, Ala. he began his architectural practice. There he was known as a pioneer in the development of reinforced concrete construction, credited with being the first architect in the south to design buildings on a “floating foundation." One of his later works was “Bellingrath Gardens," a large Housing Project in Mobile.
Retired from practice after 1942, Mr. Rogers had been a member of the Alabama Chapter, A. I. A. after 1914, and in 1941 was raised to Institute Fellowship.