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Walter Stowell Rogers

communications executive.

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