Will Rogers, Jr.
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October 20, 1911
William Vann Rogers, generally known as Will Rogers, Jr.,
was a son of legendary humorist Will Rogers (1879–1935) and his wife,
the former Betty Blake (1879–1944). He was a Democratic Congressman
from California from January 3, 1943 until May 23, 1944, when he
resigned to return to the United States Army.
Rogers had several other
careers, notably as a newspaper owner/publisher, an actor, writer, and a
Death: July 9, 1993 (age 81)
In his later years, Rogers retired to his ranch at Tubac, Arizona. In
poor health after suffering several strokes, having heart problems, and
having had hip replacements, Rogers committed suicide.
Where are they buried?
- Tubac Cemetery, Tubac, Arizona
- Fairmount Cemetery, Phillipsburg, New Jersey
- Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, California