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Rogers, John Henry
Born October 9, 1845, in Roxobel, NC
Died April 17, 1911, in Little Rock, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
Received a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland on November 27, 1896, to a seat vacated by Isaac C. Parker; nominated to the same position by Grover Cleveland on December 8, 1896. Confirmed by the Senate on December 15, 1896, and received commission on December 15, 1896. Service terminated on April 16, 1911, due to death.

Education:
Centre College
University of Mississippi, A.B., 1868

Professional Career:
Confederate Army first lieutenant, Ninth Mississippi Infantry, 1862-1865
Private practice, Canton, Mississippi, 1868-1869
Private practice, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1869-1877, 1882-1883, 1891-1896
Judge, Circuit Court of Arkansas, Pulaski County, 1877-1882
U.S. representative from Arkansas, 1883-1891
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