Mayor Robert Rogers, 1970s

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Robert Rogers served as on the City Council for eight years before being elected for Mayor. He took office in 1972, overseeing the expansion of the water and the sewage plant, a sign ordinance, and the city's centennial celebration in 1973. He served as mayor until 1976 (Lovetinsky et al., 81; Walch, p. 65).

Rogers was born on July 10, 1924 to Lloyd T. and Ruth (Kolstead) Rogers in Iowa City, Iowa. After serving in the United States Navy from 1941-1947, he married Frances Wenman. Together, they had five daughters: Karen, Debra, Carole, Julie, and Teri (Lovetinsky et al., p. 81).

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

1970s

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Coralville, Iowa

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“Mayor Robert Rogers, 1970s,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed December 2, 2022, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/109.

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