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Rogers, James Harveylocked

(25 September 1886–13 August 1939)
  • Stuart Bruchey


Rogers, James Harvey (25 September 1886–13 August 1939), economist, was born in Society Hill, South Carolina, the son of John Terrel Rogers and Florence Coker, farmers. The family had banking connections and operated several hundred acres of farmland, and in later years the son referred to himself as a cotton farmer. After receiving a B.S. and an M.A. from the University of South Carolina in 1906 and 1907, Rogers matriculated as an undergraduate once again at Yale and obtained his bachelor’s degree in 1909. At both institutions he specialized in mathematics. Additional graduate studies under ...

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