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Andrew Jackson Rogers

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Born: July 1, 1828

Birthplace: Hamburg, New Jersey

Father: Ananias Rogers 1792 – 1857

Mother: Ann Washer 1799 – 1878

Wife: Esther Frank Currant 1830 – 1853

Children:

Platt Rogers Sr. 1850 – 1928​

Political Party: Democratic Party

Occupation before War:


Hotel and Country Store Clerk in Sussex County, New Jersey​
1852 – 1857: Attorney in La Fayette, New Jersey​
1857 – 1863: Attorney in Newton, New Jersey​

Civil War Career:

1857 – 1863: Attorney in Newton, New Jersey
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1863 – 1867: United States Congressman from New Jersey​
1863 – 1865: Member of House Public Expenditures Committee​
1865: Voted against the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution.​
1865 – 1867: Ranking Member of House Judiciary Committee​
1865 – 1867: Ranking Member of House Post Office Expenditures Committee​

Occupation after War:
Member of House Committee to Investigate President’s Assassination​
Member of the Congressional Joint Committee on Reconstruction​
1866: Unsuccessful candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress​
1867 – 1892: Attorney in New York City, New York​
1892 – 1896: Denver, Colorado Police Commissioner​
1896 – 1900: Attorney in New York City, New York​

Died: May 22, 1900

Place of Death: New York City, New York

Age at time of Death: 71 years old

Burial Place: Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York
 
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