Oliver Lee Rogers

24 March 1914–17 August 1978 (Age 64)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Oliver Lee

When Oliver Lee Rogers was born on 24 March 1914, in Indiana, United States, his father, George Rogers, was 29 and his mother, Clothilda Elizabeth Busam, was 28. He married Evelyn Frances Riley on 3 September 1943, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 17 August 1978, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Worth, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Oliver Lee Rogers
Evelyn Frances Riley
Marriage: 3 September 1943

Spouse and Children

3 September 1943
Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings



    George Paul Rodgers


    Lucille M Rogers


    William O Rogers




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 5

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Age 17

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Oliver Rogers in household of George Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oliver Rogers in household of George Rogers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oliver Rogers, "Illinois, Archdiocese of Chicago, Cemetery Records, 1864-1989"

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