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Milton Rogers

Name:  Milton Henry Rogers

Date of Birth: 1896

Date of Death: 07/12/1948

Location of Death: Knox County, TN









Special Agents Milton Rogers, Roy Tubb, Fred Ingley and Herman Bomar were planning to raid an illicit distillery in the Bluegrass section of Knox County, TN.  As the agents exited their vehicles and entered the woods to reach the still, Agent Rogers suddenly fell to the ground.  All attempts by his fellow agents to revive him were unsuccessful.  Agent Rogers died from a massive heart attack.


Agent Rogers joined the Bureau of Prohibition on 4/7/1930.  He was assigned to field offices in Chattanooga, Memphis, Athens and Knoxville, TN.  He carried badge #1840. Agent Rogers proudly served in the U. S. Navy from 1915 to 1927.


Agent Rogers was born in Victoria, TX.  He was survived by his wife, Mabel.