Charles A Rogers

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CHARLES A. ROGERS, M. D., physician and surgeon at Freeport, Pa., was born July 10, 1874, in Sharpsburg, Pa., son of John and Elizabeth (Reed) Rogers.

John Rogers was born in Ireland in 1804, and came to the United States in 1845, locating at Sharpsburg, where he was connected with the iron interests for thirty years; he had also followed farming. His death occurred in 1890. He was a consistent member of the United Presbyterian Church, as was his wife. She, too, was born in Ireland, and passed away in 1890.

Charles A. Rogers attended the common schools of his native city until he was fifteen years old, and later attended the Western University of Pennsylvania, from which he was graduated in 1893, with the degree of Ph.. D. Following this he studied medicine, graduating from the medical department of the same institution in 1897, with the degree of M. D. The same year he came to Freeport to engage in the practice of his profession, and he has built up a large and lucrative clientele among the best people. He is a member of the Armstrong County Medical Society, the Pennsylvania State Medical Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Rogers has been surgeon for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for over ten years, and is examining surgeon for several reputable life insurance companies.

On July 18, 1901, Dr. Rogers was married at Freeport to Sue Gillespie, daughter of the late Captain Gillespie, and one child, Charles G., was born to them March 1, 1905. Dr. Rogers is a Republican. For eight years he has been on the school board, and for five years a member of the council.

Source: Pages 807-808, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed October 1998 by James R Hindman for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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