Born in Cornwall, Connecticut, Rogers completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1809. He moved to New York State about the close of the War of 1812. He was graduated from Yale College. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Madison, New York. He served as delegate to the State convention to revise the constitution in 1822. He served as judge of the court of common pleas for Madison County.
Rogers was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841). He resumed the practice of law. He also engaged in literary pursuits. He died in Galway, New York, May 29, 1857. He was interred in Madison Cemetery, Madison, New York.
- United States Congress. "Edward Rogers (id: R000393)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 23rd congressional district
March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
A. Lawrence Foster
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