Harold Rogers (1888 - 1974)

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Harold Rogers
1888 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Harold Rogers was born on September 5, 1888. He died in April 1974 at 85 years old. We know that Harold Rogers had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98101.


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Harold Rogers died in April 1974 at 85 years old. He was born on September 5, 1888. We are unaware of information about Harold's surviving family. We know that Harold Rogers had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98101.
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In 1888, in the year that Harold Rogers was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1922, Harold was 34 years old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1938, when he was 50 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1962, by the time he was 74 years old, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1974, in the year of Harold Rogers's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Other Harold Rogerses

Harold C Rogers
Feb 12, 1907 - Aug 1, 1981
Harold Walter Rogers
around 1897 - Mar 28, 1918
Harold Thompson Rogers
around 1924 - Jun 25, 1944
Harold Sidney Rogers
around 1882 - Feb 2, 1918
Harold Nuttall Rogers
around 1893 - Apr 4, 1918
Harold Mepham Rogers
around 1897 - Jun 5, 1917
Harold Melville Rogers
around 1915 - Apr 3, 1943
Harold Lancelot Ethelbert Rogers
around 1885 - Sep 20, 1941
Harold Humphrey Rogers
Died: Apr 8, 1943
Harold Harris Rogers
around 1898 - Apr 26, 1917
Harold Glen Francis Rogers
around 1890 - Oct 23, 1916
Harold George Rogers
Died: May 22, 1941
Harold Eugene Rogers
around 1898 - Mar 21, 1918
Harold Ernest Rogers
around 1896 - Jul 5, 1916
Harold Eldridge Rogers
around 1896 - Jul 22, 1916
Harold Edward Rogers
around 1918 - Mar 21, 1941
Harold Edgar Rogers
around 1898 - Feb 17, 1917
Harold Douglas Rogers
around 1899 - Mar 21, 1918
Harold Dakin Rogers
around 1892 - Dec 19, 1915
Harold Charles Rogers
around 1896 - Jan 13, 1919

Other Rogerses

June M Rogers
Apr 10, 1918 - May 24, 1994
Walla Walla, WA
Robert Rogers
Dec 14, 1893 - May 1968
Yakima, Washington
William T Rogers
Jul 14, 1920 - Feb 21, 1988
Seattle, WA
Max Rogers
Aug 8, 1915 - October 1970
Portland, Oregon
Ella M Rogers
Jan 21, 1920 - Dec 19, 2006
Shelton, WA
James M Rogers
Mar 25, 1916 - Aug 23, 1995
Yakima, WA
Arthur Rogers
Jul 22 - December 1952
Ann Rogers
Jul 15, 1912 - April 1984
Spokane, Washington
Sigrid J Rogers
Apr 29, 1910 - May 18, 2001
Knoxville, TN
Lee Rogers
Sep 2, 1910 - June 1981
Ethel Rogers
May 31, 1912 - June 1979
Peter Hawley Rogers Sr
Aug 3, 1915 - Jul 28, 2008
Richmond, California
Ivan Rogers
Jul 23, 1918 - April 1945
Agnes M Rogers
Dec 26, 1904 - Oct 10, 1993
Tacoma, WA
James Rogers
Jan 28, 1921 - October 1976
Tacoma, Washington
Charles Rogers
Dec 18, 1921 - September 1984
Tacoma, Washington
Arthur J Rogers
Mar 27, 1911 - May 22, 1995
Klamath Falls, OR
Gordon Rogers
Feb 24, 1903 - May 1976
Olympia, Washington
Lee M Rogers
Jun 1, 1921 - Sep 23, 1992
Cashmere, WA
Delbert Rogers
May 18, 1909 - December 1973
Commerce City, Colorado

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Oct 10, 1920 - April 1977
Stella Anderson
Dec 23, 1891 - July 1966
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Nov 3, 1912 - Jun 14, 1984
Martin Delaney
Jan 29, 1897 - December 1970
Seattle, Washington
Thomas Zander
Feb 1, 1901 - August 1966
Medford, Oregon
Ladona Berg
Aug 1, 1910 - August 1983
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Jesse Oaks
Sep 6, 1900 - August 1979
Wenatchee, Washington
Fern Siegelman
Jan 26, 1888 - February 1974
Seattle, Washington
Richard Lynch
Dec 14, 1902 - November 1978
Seattle, Washington
Emerence Miller
May 28, 1902 - July 1977
Van Nuys, California
Charles Lloyd
Feb 3, 1904 - January 1969
Snohomish, Washington
Edward Byrd
Jan 23, 1895 - July 1967
Roy, Washington
Cecil Mckirdy
Dec 17, 1916 - February 1964
Walter Barnett
Oct 9, 1902 - November 1983
Renton, Washington
Edward W Anderson
Aug 4, 1914 - Aug 5, 2005
Beaverton, OR
Irvin Wall
Dec 6, 1909 - September 1980
Monroe, Washington
Newton J Buker
Apr 18, 1920 - Jun 3, 1989
Castle Rock, WA
James Conroy
Jun 9, 1894 - November 1976
Pendleton, Oregon
Charles Boss
May 26, 1903 - September 1980
Castle Rock, Washington
James W Province
Feb 27, 1911 - Jul 23, 1995
Everett, WA
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