Ralph Maynard Rogers

1891–1981 (Age 89)
Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Ralph Maynard

When Ralph Maynard Rogers was born on 30 September 1891, in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Maynard Alton Rogers, was 31 and his mother, Anna Bertha Benson, was 27. He married Myra Mary Shaw on 28 December 1921, in Sierra Madre, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1937 and lived in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Pasadena Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 27 July 1981, in Laguna Hills, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Ralph Maynard Rogers
Myra Mary Shaw
Marriage: 28 December 1921
Mary Ann Rogers
Benjamin Alton Rogers
Daniel H Rogers

Spouse & Children

28 December 1921
Sierra Madre, Los Angeles, California, United States


  • Mary Ann Rogers


  • Benjamin Alton Rogers


  • Daniel H Rogers


Parents & Siblings

  • Maynard Alton Rogers


  • Female1864–1955Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 15

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ralph Rogers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph M Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph M Rogers in household of Maynard A Rogers, "United States Census, 1910"

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