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Rodgers, Johnlocked

(15 January 1881–27 August 1926)
  • Joseph E. Libby

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Rodgers, John (15 January 1881–27 August 1926), naval officer and aviator, was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Rear Admiral John Augustus Rodgers and Elizabeth Chambers. The son and grandson of distinguished naval officers, Rodgers attended the U.S. Naval Academy from 1899 to 1903 and reached the rank of commander on 4 November 1920. At the time of his death, he was listed for promotion to captain....

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