B.L. Rogers

Bird L. Rogers

Full Name: Bird L. 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 (1)   Democrat Farnsworth / Ochiltree   Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Roberts, Sherman

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

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, birth date 6/29/1878, death date 4/7/1975, burial in Ochiltree Cemetery, Perryton, Ochiltree County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • 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, grocery salesman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • B.L. (Bird) Rogers, age 54 in 1933, merchant and farmer, born in Missouri. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


  • Photograph. B.L. Rogers, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.L. Rogers, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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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