Clifford Joy Rogers

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Clifford "Doc" Rogers
22nd Governor of Wyoming
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Preceded by Frank A. Barrett
Succeeded by Milward Simpson
13th Secretary of State of Wyoming
In office
Governor Frank A. Barrett
Preceded by Arthur G. Crane
Succeeded by Everett T. Copenhaver
15th & 19th Treasurer of Wyoming
In office
Governor Lester C. Hunt
Arthur G. Crane
Preceded by Earl Wright
Succeeded by J.R. Mitchell
In office
Governor John J. Hickey
Jack R. Gage
Preceded by Charles B. Morgan
Succeeded by Richard J. Luman
Personal details
Born (1897-12-20)December 20, 1897
Clarion, Iowa
Died May 18, 1962(1962-05-18) (aged 64)
Political party Republican

Clifford Joy "Doc" Rogers (December 20, 1897 – May 18, 1962) was an American politician who served as the 22nd Governor of Wyoming briefly from January 3, 1953 until January 3, 1955. He was a Republican[1][2] Rogers also served as State Treasurer of Wyoming twice (1946-1950, 1958-1962). As secretary of state, he succeeded to the Wyoming governorship when Governor Frank A. Barrett resigned in 1953 to join the United States Senate. Seeking a full term, Rogers lost in the 1954 Republican primary to Milward Simpson.[3] Rogers was born in Clarion, Iowa.


  1. ^ Congressional Quarterly's Guide to U.S. Elections, Wyoming Governor's elections, 1954 and 1958
  2. ^ Wyoming State Archives biography Archived 2011-06-04 at the Wayback Machine.. Accessed January 17, 2007
  3. ^ "Final Returns Listed in State’s Record-Breaking Primary Vote," Afton Star Valley Independent, Sept. 17, 1954.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arthur G. Crane
Secretary of State of Wyoming
Succeeded by
Everett T. Copenhaver
Preceded by
Frank A. Barrett
Governor of Wyoming
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Succeeded by
Milward L. Simpson