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Robert L. Rodgers

Robert Lewis Rodgers (June 2, 1875 – May 9, 1960) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Rodgers was born in El Dorado, Kansas. He was raised on a farm near Jamestown, Pennsylvania. During the war with Spain, he enlisted in Company K, Fifteenth Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. After his return from service he taught in the district schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He moved to Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1914 and engaged in the insurance, real estate, and mortgage business.

Rodgers was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Robert L. Rodgers (id: R000373)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2008-02-11
  • The Political Graveyard

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles N. Crosby
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 29th congressional district

1939–1945
Succeeded by
Howard E. Campbell
Preceded by
Augustine B. Kelley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district

1945–1947
Succeeded by
Carroll D. Kearns