Memorable Manitobans: Charles Stuart Anderson Rogers (1882-1965)
Born at Baltan, Surrey, England on 26 August 1882, he began practicing law in England in 1900 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of England in 1905. Five years later, he came to Winnipeg and practiced law for nine years. He moved to Dauphin in 1919 and worked as a crown attorney for 45 years. He was made a King's Counsel in 1927. He was made a full-time police magistrate in 1963, the first such appointment at Dauphin. He was a Bencher (1925-1940) and Life Bencher (1940-1965) of the Law Society of Manitoba.
He and wife Daisy May Haines (1889-1969) had two daughters: Peggy Rogers (wife of Gordon Tutt) and Shirley Rogers (wife of James Henderson). He was a member of the AF & AM (Vermillion Lodge), Dauphin Rotary Club (President and Secretary), and Royal Canadian Legion.
He died at Dauphin on 8 November 1965 and was buried in the Dauphin Riverside Cemetery.
“Govt. names ten King’s Counsel,” Winnipeg Tribune, 24 December 1927, page 1.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 November 1965.
Obituary, Dauphin Herald, 17 November 1965, page 4.
Obituary [Daisy May Rogers], Winnipeg Free Press, 24 April 1969, page 36.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 29 September 2022