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Photo Archivist's Selection of the Month: September 2000

Dr. Francis J. Rogers, Physician & Druggist

Dr. Francis J. Rogers in his buggy
In front of his home, corner of Cottage & Atlantic Streets, ca. 1900.

photo of Dr. Rogers

He was as member of the Common Council, served eleven years on the Board of School Visitors and was the Town Health Official for five years. He was a Republican delegate in the convention which nominated Grover Cleveland as President. He was born in Carlisle, Ohio June 19, 1849, came to Stamford in 1887, and died there January 27, 1909. Dr. Rogers co-owned the "Little Store around the Corner" with Wilbur E. Lewis on Atlantic Street above Park Row. The ad below is from the cover of the 1878-80 Stamford Borough Directory.

drugstore ad

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