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William Banks Rogers

Clergyman

William Banks Rogers, American clergyman.

Background

Rogers, William Banks was born on December 7, 1857 in Cincinnati. Son of Joseph Hill and Mary Rose (McIlvain) Rogers.

Education

Academy and college course, St. Xaviers College, 1869-1875, St. Stanislaus Seminary, Normal, Florisant, Missouri, 1875-1879, Woodstock College, Maryland., philosophy, science, 1879-1881. Louvain, Belgium, metaphysics, ethics, 1881-1882. Woodstock College, theology, 1887-1891.

Career

Taught English and classics, St. Ignatius College, Chicago, 1882-1884, St. Xavier’s College, Cincinnati, 1884-1887. Ordained R.C. priest, 1890. Prefect studies St. Xavier’s College, Cincinnati, 1891-1892, Marquette College, Milwaukee, 1893-1895, St. Saint Louis University, 1896-1898.

President Marquette College, 1898-1900, St. Saint Louis University, 1900-1908. Resigned February 1908, on account of ill health. In 1903 secured Marion-Sims-Beaumont College of Medicine, St. Louis, as medical department St. Saint Louis University.

Connections

father:
Joseph Hill Rogers

mother:
Mary Rose (McIlvain) Rogers