Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
ROGERS, Paul Grant (1921-2008)

ROGERS, PAUL GRANT, (son of Dwight L. Rogers), a Representative from Florida; born in Ocilla, Irwin County, Ga., June 4, 1921; B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.,1942; United States Army, 1942-1946; attended George Washington University School of Law, Washington, D.C.; J.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 1948; lawyer, private practice; member, board of directors, Merck & Co. and Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth Congress by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father, United States Representative Dwight L. Rogers, and reelected to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 4, 1955-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; died on October 13, 2008, in Washington, D.C.

John F. Kennedy Library
Boston, MA
Oral history: 1968, 14 pages.

University of Florida
P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History
Gainesville, FL
Papers: 1955-1978, 28 linear feet.
The papers of Paul G. Rogers include legislative files, correspondence, campaign materials, audio and video tapes, speeches, and press releases documenting his congressional service. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

  • Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Paul G. Rogers, Democratic Representative from Florida. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.