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 Harry O. Rogers

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Harry O. Rogers

  • Birth 31 Jan 1897
  • Death 19 Sep 1979
  • Burial Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Bl 37 Lot 93 Sp 6
  • Memorial ID 62329024

h/o L Fern Parker

Birth: 2nd of at least four known children in Webb City, Jasper county, Missouri.(BOTH Federal 1900 census and Socical Security Death Index have birth year 1897)

Census: 1900, age 3 Webb City, Jasper county, Missouri with parents & older sister at 1010 East Nelson.

Census: 1910, age 12 Webb City, Jasper county, Missouri with Parents & three siblings at 1132 west Austin, father operator at zinc mine.

His father, while city constable, captured a murderer June 1916.

Census: 1920, 21 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri with wife at 208 10th street, a real estate agent.

Census 1930, age 32 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri with wife & only child, deputy county clerk.

Elected sheriff during the Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow era, they stole a car in Carthage and robbed a bank in Oronogo, Missouri June 1932 which he investigated while living in 1300 block south Maple at Carthage.

Following World War II when son, Lt Parker O Rogers, returned from serving U S Army Air Force overseas and discharged, they became owners of the Western Auto store in Carthage, operating it several years before the company was bought out and he entered into his retirement years.

Harry also served several years as a board member of the McCune-Brooks hospital.

His grandson, Harry O Rogers II, served Carthage as mayor around 1989.

Death: in Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri

Father: Oliver P Rogers b: DEC 1870 in Illinois
Mother: Ida May Johnson b: NOV 1868 in Missouri

Marriage 1 L Fern Parker b 17 JUL 1898 in Missouri
Married 1919 in Jasper county, Missouri

Known Child

Parker O Rogers b: 2 FEB 1920 in Jasper county, Missouri

Marriage 2 Thelma Ann Cunningham b: 1903
Married: 15 JAN 1976, Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri

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  • Created by: NJBrewer
  • Added: 30 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62329024
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harry O. Rogers (31 Jan 1897–19 Sep 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62329024, citing Park Cemetery, Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by NJBrewer (contributor 47097113) .