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William Findlay Rogers
Birth: Mar. 1, 1820
Forks Township
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1899
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. Born in Pennsylvania, he moved to Buffalo, New York, in 1840 and established the "Buffalo Republic" newspaper in 1850. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a member of Company D, Buffalo City Guard and was appointed Colonel and commander of the 21st New York Volunteer Infantry. He led 21st New York in the Antietam Campaign, mustered out in 1863. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services". After the war, he served as Mayor of the city of Buffalo from 1868 to 1869, and later was elected as a Democrat to represent New York's 32nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Jones Rogers (1781 - 1832)
 
 Spouses:
  Caroline M. Waldron Rogers (1821 - 1847)*
  Phoebe Demoney Rogers (1830 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Florence R Rogers Armstrong (1861 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 48
GPS (lat/lon): 42.92459, -78.86403
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5996337
William Findlay Rogers
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Thank you sir for your service to our country during our American Civil War. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 1, 2016

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Dec. 16, 2015

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 Added: Mar. 1, 2015
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