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  Rogers, John
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NameJohn Rogers
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Ipswich, Massachusetts , United States
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Born January 11, 1630
DiedJuly 12, 1684 (54 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 04, 2010 01:22pm
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InfoJohn Rogers (January 11, 1630 – July 12, 1684) was an early American academic. He was born in Coggeshall, Essex, England and came to New England with his father Nathaniel Rogers in 1636. In 1660 he married Elizabeth Denison of Ipswich. He was educated at Harvard College graduating with a B.A. in 1649, and a M.A., 1652).

A resident of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Rogers practiced medicine and assisted his brother-in-law William Hubbard in the ministry, despite neither having been ordained as a minister or trained as a physician. In 1682 he was appointed President of Harvard; but this position he held for only two years before suddenly dying at the age of 54.

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