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Bird Rogers Bird Rogers
Full Name: Bert L. "Bird" Rogers
Date of birth: June 29, 1878
Date of death: April 7, 1975

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 124 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Farmsworth / Ochiltree   Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Roberts, Sherman
H 124 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd   Democrat Farnsworth / Ochiltree   Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Roberts, Sherman
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Biographical sketch and photo with Spanish-American War veterans, "Senior Citizens Day . . . VA Center to Honor Four Veterans," 5/21/1969, p. 1. Bonham Daily Favorite.
  • Biographical sketch and photo, "VA Center's Oldest: Patriotism's Roots Deep in Bird Rogers," by David Adams, 2/4/1973, p. 1. State representative for two terms during the 1930s. Oldest resident of the Sam Rayburn Memorial VA Center and veteran of the Spanish-American War. Bonham Daily Favorite.
  • 19th U.S. Infantry, Company M, Spanish-American War. Bird L. Rogers. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • B.L. (Bird) Rogers, age 54 in 1933, merchant and farmer, born in Missouri. Card File.
  • Census of 1930 - Bert L. Rogers, Ochiltree County, merchant and farmer, age 51, born in Missouri, wife Adalaide Rogers. FamilySearch.
  • Bird L. Rogers, birth date 6/29/1878 in Missouri, death date 4/7/1975 in Bonham, Fannin County, salesman/grocery, burial in Ochiltree Cemetery, Ochiltree County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Bird L. Rogers, birth date 6/29/1878, death date 4/7/1975, interment in Ochiltree Cemetery, Perryton, Ochiltree County, spouse Adalaide Gilliland Rogers. Veteran of Spanish-American War. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bird Rogers, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bird Rogers, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Committee Meeting Schedule, Special (Chair) 
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
    Filing Equipment for Members of the House, Special  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Local Bills, Special  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    State Affairs  
    Texas-Oklahoma Boundary Dispute, Special  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    State Affairs  

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