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journalist , photojournalist

William Arthur Rogers, American journalist, retired photojournalist.


Rogers, William Arthur was born on April 12, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edwin Arthur and Astrid (Swensen) Rogers.


Student, University Dubuque, 1937—1938. Student, various university and college seminars, 1966—1976.


Reporter, newscaster, news director Stations-WSAI-WCKY, Cincinnati, 1947—1948. Sales promotion manager Frederic W. Ziv Company, 1949—1952. Principal Bill Rogers, Profitable Publicity, Chicago, 1953—1958.

Reporter, photographer Southtown Economist, 1959—1960. Principal Bill Arthur Rogers & Intermedia Picture Service, Oak Park, since 1960. Instructor Triton College, River Grove, Illinois, 1971—1975, University Illinois-Chicago Medical Center, 1972—1973, College DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1980—1981.

Chairman, coordinator Chicago 74, 1974. With Reserve United States Marine Corps, 1941-1945.



Vestryman, editor and bishop's penceman St. Christopher's Church, Oak Park, since 1966. Member Diocesan Stewardship Commission, 1969—1970, Oak Park Cable television Commission, 1982—1988. With Solomons, Bismarck Archipelago.

Board directors, chairman income development Oak Pk.-River Forest chapter American Cancer Society, since 1983. Member of DAV, Village Managers Association, Industrial Editors Chicago (treasurer 1967), Artists Guild Chicago (council member 1973-1978, Service award 1978), American Society Magazine Photographers (president chapter 1970-1977, Service award 1983), National Writers Club.


Married Pauline Elizabeth King, April 6, 1945. 1 child Pamela Kay Rogers Jannece.

Edwin Arthur Rogers

Astrid (Swensen) Rogers

Pauline Elizabeth King

Pamela Kay Rogers Jannece Rogers