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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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Business 2 Community

Business 2 Community
Sun, 23 Aug 2015 18:52:30 -0700

In my search for root cause, I spent time with Margaret Rogers, the Senior Director of Digital Strategy at Celerity. She helps mid-market companies cut through the digital noise by defining a cogent digital marketing strategy and aligning closely with ...

Weston & Somerset Mercury (registration)

Weston & Somerset Mercury (registration)
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 01:03:45 -0700

Sue McDonald and Sue Painter won with an excellent 41 points, three better than nearest rivals Jenny Brown and Margaret Rogers. Heather Hector and Alison Buckton were three shots further back in third place. NEWS filtered back across the county that ...
 
Stourbridge News
Thu, 14 May 2015 07:00:41 -0700

A VETERAN village councillor and community campaigner says she's "gutted" to have lost her seat in the latest Kinver parish elections. Margaret Rogers, aged 70, has been chairman of Kinver Parish Council on three occasions and vice-chairman four times ...

Bristol Post

Bristol Post
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 03:16:42 -0800

THE grandmother of four-year-old Mitzi Rosanna Steady who was killed by a truck that lost control has been named locally as Margaret Rogers. Margaret, who is believed to be in her 60s, is fighting for her life in Southmead Hospital, where she was ...
 
Vail Daily News
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:24:39 -0700

If you're a skiing star, from the valley, and talk to the Vail Town Council, people are going to want pictures. Mikaela Shiffrin, fourth from right, Tuesday talked about her experiences at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. After, she took a ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:38:58 -0800

The funeral service took place exactly two weeks after the truck carrying sand and gravel hit Mitzi, from Bath, and her grandmother, Margaret Rogers, who remains in a critical condition in Southmead hospital in Bristol. It went on to collide with a ...

Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:22:30 -0800

Mitzi was killed as she walked hand-in-hand with her grandmother Margaret Rogers who was airlifted to hospital in a “critical” condition. Friends of the family spoke yesterday of the “special bond” between Mrs Rogers and her granddaughter. They said ...
 
Auburn Citizen
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:03:02 -0700

Brien was born in Seneca Falls, on Oct. 22, 1933, the son of the late Kenneth and Margaret Rogers. He was a graduate of the University of Rochester and later earned his master's in business administration from the Wharton School at the ...
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