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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ROGERS, LESTER BURTON: 1875-

Lester Burton Rogers was born near Commiskey, Ind., on Nov. 4, 1875, the son of John Hamilton and Ruth Morin Rogers. He received a B.S. degree from Moores Hill College (Ind.) in 1899 and the degrees of A.M. in 1907 and Ph.D. in 1915 from Teachers College, Columbia University. He married Nettle Mae Hopkins on Sept. 25, 1902, and they had two daughters, Mary Jean and Elizabeth. Rogers began his career teaching in Indiana rural schools; was head of the department of philosophy and education at Tri-State College (Angola, Ind.), 1907-10; and taught at Lawrence College. He joined the faculty of the University of Southern California in 1919, became dean of the school of education in 1922, and was appointed dean emeritus in 1945. He is a past president of the Society of College Teachers of Education.

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