John C. Rogers

John Carlton Rogers

Full Name: John Carlton Rogers
Date of birth: September 6, 1869
Date of death: June 7, 1943

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 10 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Center / Shelby   Shelby
H 10 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Center / Shelby   Shelby
H 10 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Center / Shelby   Shelby
H 8 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Center / Shelby   Shelby
H 8 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Center / Shelby   Shelby
H 8 Feb 26, 1918 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (4) (5)   Democrat Center / Shelby   Shelby

(1) General Laws of Texas, 37th Legislature, 1st and 2nd C.S., 1921, Ch. 6, p. 264 - District 10 comprised of Shelby County; District 8 comprised of Rusk County. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 10, John C. Rogers; District 8, John Snelgrove. House Journal.
(3) District 8 [sic], Jno. C. Rogers; district comprised of Shelby County. District 8, J.B. Snelgrove; district comprised of Rusk County. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) John C. Rogers, in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded George E.B. Peddy, resigned effective 9/10/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in subsequent Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/5/1929, sec. 2, p. 6. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Military Service Notes

  • Photo of John C. Rogers in the Shelby Rifles from "History of Shelby County, Texas." Find a Grave.
  • Rogers, John C., Texas Volunteer Guard, Call Number 401-210. Age 26 on 1/20/1896, born in Keachi [sic], Louisiana, druggist, Shelby Rifles, Company E - then [sic], 5" Regt. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.

Other Resources

  • John Carlton Rogers, birth date "Sept. 6" in Louisiana; death date 6/7/1943 in Shelby County, Texas; druggist. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John C. Rogers (1869-1943), burial in Fairview Cemetery, Center, Shelby County. Find a Grave.
  • "John C. Rogers Dies at Center; Funeral Services Tuesday," Timpson Daily Times, 6/7/1943, p. 1, crediting Timpson Public Library. "Shelby county pioneer citizen . . . He is a former representative in the State legislature from Shelby county." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - Jno. C. Rogers, postoffice Center, nativity Louisiana, age 59, druggist, member of former legislatures: 35th (Called), 36th, 37th, 39th, 40th. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Common Carriers  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Health (Chair) 
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
40th R.S. - 1927
Game and Fisheries  
Liquor Traffic (Chair) 
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  
39th R.S. - 1925
Commerce and Manufacturing (Chair) 
Liquor Traffic  
Public Health  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
37th R.S. - 1921
Liquor Traffic  
Public Health (Chair) 
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
36th R.S. - 1919
Conservation and Reclamation  
Game and Fisheries  
Public Health  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
35th R.S. - 1917
Congressional Districts (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Revenue and Taxation  

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