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Woodville Jefferson Rogers

Woodville Rogers
Full Name: Woodville Jefferson Rogers, Jr.
Birth date: July 13, 1890
Death date: September 25, 1952

Terms of Service

(1) Personnel of the New Texas Legislature, House of Representatives, 12/17/1916, p. 23, lists Woodville Rogers, Melissa, Collin County. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Resolution granting leaves of absence to members who enlisted for military service, pp. 155-156. House Journal .
(3) Woodville Rogers of McKinney, residence in Collin County, pp. 2, 5. House Journal .
(4) Jerome H. Sneed, in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Woodville J. Rogers, Jr., vacated office as reported 10/31/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Melissa, Collin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) "Trench Fights Rage Daily at Camp Funston," 8/1/1917, "Legislators Leave Camp." Myron G. Blalock, E.R. Spencer, Wallace Hawkins, George Peddy, and Harry Fisher, all in military training at Camp Funston, left the camp on Tuesday, 7/31/1917 to attend impeachment proceedings against Governor Ferguson. Another member, Woodall Rogers, also at the Camp, "has been transferred to Fortress Monroe and in all probability cannot attend the session." San Antonio Light .
(7) 37th Legislature - List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1920, oath of office administered, 1/11/1921, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal .
(8) 38th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/9/1923, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(9) Melissa. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 38th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, "On Members of the Senate," pp. 325-326. Senate Journal .


Other Resources

  • Photo and obituary, "Woodville Rogers, Prominent Texas Demo Leader Dies," 9/26/1952, p. 1. Brownwood Bulletin .
  • "Candidate for State Senator: Woodville J. Rogers of McKinney, Collin County, seeks place in Fifth District," 3/19/1920, p. 5. Commerce Journal .
  • "To the Voters of the Fifth Senatorial District," 7/16/1920, p. 1. Commerce Journal .
  • Census of 1900 - Woodville Rogers, Collin County, age 10, born July 1890, son of John H. and Georgia Rogers. FamilySearch .
  • Woodville Jefferson Rogers, birth date 7/13/1890 in Tennessee, death date 9/25/1952 in Olmos Park, Bexar County, attorney-at-law, served in World War I. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • United States Army, Second Lieutenant CAC and ASSRC, World War I. Woodville Jefferson Rogers, birth date 7/13/1890 in Manchester, Tennessee. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • Woodville Rogers, lawyer and member of Texas Legislature, age 26, from Melissa, Texas. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "Woodville Rogers, Demo Leader, Dies," 9/26/1952, p. 1. Lubbock Evening Journal .
  • Memorial, May 1953, p. 356. Birth date 7/13/1892; death date 9/25/1952. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Army Air Force, Second Lieutenant, World War I. Memorial, May 1953, p. 356. Texas Bar Journal .
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