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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Edgerton Ryerson Rogers (1876-?)

Real estate agent.

Born Centralia, Huron Company, Ontario, 5 June 1876, son of Joseph Rogers and Eliza Jane Hodgins. Came to Manitoba, 1884, and educated Winnipeg. School teacher, 1894-1895; druggist, Winnipeg, 1896- 1898; in Klondike Gold Rush of 1898; went over Teslin Trail; Prospector in Yukon until 1902; President, Hislop’s Limited, Winnipeg; Clover Bar Coal Company, Edmonton, Alberta. Club and Society: Canadian; AF & AM; Recreations: tennis, football, baseball. Liberal; Methodist. Address: 424 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Rogers was President of Rogers Realty Company, 258 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

Page revised: 19 February 2010

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