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William P. Rogers

William P. RogersAKA William Pierce Rogers

Born: 23-Jun-1913
Birthplace: Norfolk, NY
Died: 2-Jan-2001
Location of death: Bethesda, MD [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of State, 1969-73

Military service: US Navy (1942-46, WWII, saw action at Okinawa)


[1] Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD.

Father: Harrison Alexander Rogers
Mother: Myra Beswick
Wife: Adele Langston (m. 1937, until his death, one daughter, three sons)
Daughter: Dale
Son: Douglas
Son: Jeffrey
Son: Anthony

    High School: Canton High School (1930)
    University:
BA, Colgate University (1934)
    Law School: LLB, Cornell Law School (1937)

    US Secretary of State (22-Jan-1969 to 3-Sep-1973 under Richard M. Nixon)
    US Attorney General (1957-61 under Dwight D. Eisenhower)
    US Deputy Attorney General (1953-57)
    New York State Official Asst. District Attorney, New York County (1946-47)
    New York State Official Asst. District Attorney, New York County (1938-42)
    Rogers & Wells Partner
    Order of the Coif
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 15-Oct-1973
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)


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