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Freedom Alexander Rogers

F.A. Rogers
Full Name: Freedom Alexander "Alex" Rogers
Birth date: 1873
Death date: January 8, 1935

Terms of Service

  • House, 43rd Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
  • House, 42nd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
    Democrat
(1) LEONARD, TEXAS. "Leonard, on U.S. Highway 69 and State Highway 78 in southwestern Fannin County . . . " Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) CELESTE, TEXAS. "Celeste is on U.S. Highway 69 two miles southeast of the headwaters of the Sabine River and ten miles northwest of Greenville in northwest Hunt County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Celeste (in Hunt County). House Journal .
(4) Leonard (in Fannin County). Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Freedom Alexander Rogers "lived near Leonard about three miles south of town on a dirt road." He represented Hunt County in the 42nd Legislature, "Fannin County Memories." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Ex-Representative, F.A. Rogers, Dies," 1/9/1935, p. 12. Abilene Reporter-News .
  • Freedom Alexander "Alex" Rogers, born in Tennessee; buried in Leonard, Texas; wife Velma Florence Surratt. "State representative for Hunt County in 1931 and 33." Ancestry.com .
  • International Genealogical Index - Freedom Alexander Rodgers, birth date 12/25/1871 in Hardeman, Tennessee; death date 2/8/1935 in Texas. FamilySearch .
  • Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977 - Alexander Rogers marriage to Florence Surratt 6/21/1896 in Fannin County.
    Census of 1910 - Freedom A. Rogers, Fannin County, age 38, born about 1872 in Tennessee, wife Velma F., daughter Willie V.
    Census of 1930 - Alex Rogers, Hunt County, age 59, born about 1871 in Tennessee, wife Florence, son Grady, daughter Irene. FamilySearch . Marriage 1910
  • 1930
  • Alex Rogers (1873-1935), buried next to Florence Rogers (1876-1958), interment in Leonard Cemetery, Fannin County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "F.A. Rogers, Twice Representative of Hunt-co, Expires: Colorful Figure in Politics and Stump Dies at Celeste," Tuesday evening, 1/8/1935, pp. 1, 3. "After Mr. Rogers' election he often made the statement that he 'never wore socks' until he was elected to the legislature." Greenville Evening Banner .
  • Obituary, Fannin County, Honorable F.A. Rogers. TXGenWeb Project .
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