April 5, 1911

John Henry Rogers, four-term congressman and U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of Arkansas, traveled to Little Rock (Pulaski County) to hear cases for Judge Jacob Trieber, who was overburdened with a complex case involving railroad rate regulation. On a hunting trip before going to Little Rock, Rogers caught a cold that persisted and may have been a contributing factor to his death of heart failure in Little Rock.

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