Richard Rogers (1909 - 1997)

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Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland

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Rogers Messinger Wedding

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Sarah Ann (Messinger) Rogers

Sarah Ann (Messinger) Rogers

Messinger Family Gathering

Messinger Family Gathering

Fred McFeely Rogers

Fred McFeely Rogers

Richard R Rogers II

Richard R Rogers II

Richard R Rogers II

Richard R Rogers II

The Real Richard Rogers Family

The Real Richard Rogers Family

John and Florence Fechser's Family

John and Florence Fechser's Family

Joanne and Fred M Rogers

Joanne and Fred M Rogers

Fred M Rogers

Fred M Rogers

Fred M Rogers

Fred M Rogers

Fred M Rogers

Fred M Rogers

Fred M Rogers

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Fred M Rogers Rogers Messinger Wedding Sarah Ann (Messinger) Rogers Messinger Family Gathering

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1909 - In the year that Richard Rogers was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

1913 - Richard was merely 4 years old when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

1928 - When he was 19 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1969 - Richard was 60 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

1997 - In the year of Richard Rogers's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Richard Rogers passed away on October 13, 1997 at age 88. No cause of death has been listed for Richard. He was born on February 8, 1909. We are unaware of information about Richard's family or relationships. We know that Richard Rogers had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland.

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