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Margaret 'Maggie' Rogers (1874–1953) was a housemaid at the White House who served for 30 years (1909–1939), during the administrations of Taft, Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, and part of Franklin D. Roosevelt's, eventually rising to head housemaid.

Her years of service were memorialized in the book My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House by her daughter, Lillian Rogers Parks, who worked as a seamstress, also in the White House. The story was later produced as a miniseries by Ed Friendly Productions.

Emmett Rogers, Jr., Margaret’s son, was a U.S. serviceman who was gassed in World War I and had to retire to Arizona for his health.

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Baltimore Sun
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:22:30 -0700

The franchises tended to crop up in big cities, so Baltimore's getting one "was a status symbol" for the city, especially since Washington, D.C., didn't have one at the time, former Bunny Margaret Rogers said. "It was considered very sophisticated ...

Mountain Town News

Mountain Town News
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:15:00 -0700

We are right up there with the top of the pyramid with respect to resorts,” says Margaret Rogers, a council member. “But the majority of people who come here are Baby Boomers, and we have to look forward to see how we can maintain our competitive ...
 
Vail Daily News
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:19:31 -0700

Present: Jenn Bruno, Greg Moffet, Ludwig Kurz, Margaret Rogers, Dave Chapin, Dale Bugby, Mayor Andy Daly. What they talked about: The latest ideas for a proposed link of the town's frontage roads under Interstate 70 between the main Vail and west Vail ...

West Sussex Gazette

West Sussex Gazette
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:15:00 -0700

... Bill Cable, Chesworth, Colin Speller, Depot Road and Ms McCurrach of Shelley. Congratulations to them all and thank you to our sponsors Hilliers garden centre and NHPC. Report and pictures contributed by Margaret Rogers, competition coordinator.
 
Mountain Town News
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 -0700

In Vail, Councilwoman Margaret Rogers a year ago to propose a sister-city relationship with some Chinese city. The town has not pursued the idea, instead waiting to see what Vail Resorts does. For a time, the company's now-retired John Garnsey was ...
 
Vail Daily News
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:19:18 -0700

The council voted 5-2, with members Margaret Rogers and Dale Bugby opposed, to an agreement that would extend the developers' lease on the eastern part of the property to 50 years and give the developers the option to buy the property for $5 million ...
 
Manning River Times
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:37:30 -0700

Section co-ordinators for the 2015 eisteddfod are: Margaret Rogers, Julie Edwards and Darlene McGuire for dance; Merri Rumble for choirs (taking on the role from Valerie Audet who was thanked by Tim for her efforts over many years); Don Secomb and Eve ...
 
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:37:18 -0700

DUNKERTON -- Norma J. Bartholomew, 93, of Dunkerton, formerly of Fairbank, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, at NorthCrest Specialty Care Center, Waterloo, after a brief illness. She was born Nov. 7, 1920, in Oelwein, daughter of Albert H. and Margaret Rogers Heidt.
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