Photo Archivist's Selection of the Month: September 2000
Dr. Francis J. Rogers, Physician & Druggist
In front of his home, corner of Cottage & Atlantic Streets, ca. 1900.
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.
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