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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ROGERS, JAMES SPEED: 1891-1955.

James Speed Rogers was born on Nov. 4, 1891, in Dayton, Ind., the son of Henry Martin and Alma Goodloe Smith Rogers. He earned the following degrees from the University of Michigan: A.B. in 1915, A.M. in 1916, and Ph.D. in 1930. He married Irene Russell on April 18, 1918, and they had two children, James and Irene. Rogers taught at Grinnell College, 1920-22, and the University of Florida, 1922-46. In 1947 he became professor of zoology and director of the museum of zoology at the University of Michigan. He was a veteran of World War I; wrote several bulletins; and died on May 17, 1955.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

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