Mary Amelia <I>Rogers</I> Brooks

Mary Amelia Rogers Brooks

Birth
Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Death 13 Dec 1989 (aged 76)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 12271889 · View Source
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Mary Amelia Rogers was the daughter of William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers and Betty Blake.

She married on 18 Sep 1950 in Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV, Walter Brooks II b. abt 1910. They had no children.

Mary was a Broadway actress.
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December 14, 1989|MYRNA OLIVER | LOS ANGELES TIMES STAFF WRITER

Mary Rogers Brooks, colorful daughter of the late humorist Will Rogers, died Wednesday at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica after a brief illness. She was 76.

Brooks was born May 18, 1913, at the home of her maternal grandparents in Rogers, Ark., while her father was traveling with a vaudeville show. She grew up on Long Island in New York and at the family ranch in Santa Monica, now the Will Rogers State Park.

Brooks had her own brief career as an actress on stage and in films, making her Broadway debut in 1932 in a minor role in the comedy "On to Fortune."

--Anonymous 47760662


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  • Originally Created by: Alice P.
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Amelia Rogers Brooks (18 May 1913–13 Dec 1989), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12271889, citing Will Rogers Museum Grounds, Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Lisa (contributor 47155679) .