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John Henry Rogers, American judge. member 48th to 51st Congresses (1883-1891).

Background

Rogers, John Henry was born on October 9, 1845 in in Bertie County, North Carolina, United States. Son of Absalom and Harriet (Rice) Rogers.

Education

Private and First lieutenant, 9th Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A., 1862-1865. Bachelor of Arts, University of Mississippi, 1868. Doctor of Laws, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1895.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1868. Practiced at Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1869-1870. Judge Circuit Court, 1877-1882.

Member 48th to 51st Congresses (1883-1891). Delegate Democratic State Convention, 1892. Chairman Arkansas delegation Democratic National Convention, 1892.

United States district judge, Western District of Arkansas, since 1896. Address: Fort Smith, Ark.

Membership

Member 48th to 51st Congresses (1883-1891).

Connections

Married Mary Gray Dunlap, October 9, 1873.

father:
Absalom Rogers

mother:
Harriet (Rice) Rogers

spouse:
Mary Gray Dunlap