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Thomas Slidell Rodgers
Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Son of Christopher Raymond Perry and Jane Slidell Rodgers, he was born at Morristown, New Jersey, on August 18, 1858.

He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1878. Appointed Ensign on December 1, 1881 and promoted through the ranks to rear admiral, June 13, 1916. He remained unmarried throughout his life.

He retired from active duty in July 1919 while serving as commander, Division Seven, Battleship Force, Atlantic Fleet.

His brother, Raymond Perry Rodgers, was also a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy.

He died on February 28, 1931 and was buried among many other family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.

THOMAS SLIDELL RODGERS
REAR ADM USN RETIRED
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 02/28/1931
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/05/1931
BURIED AT:   SITE LOT 130
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

TS Rodgers Gravesite PHOTO
Photo (c) Michael Robert Patterson, September 1999

TS Rodgers Gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002


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Updated: 3 August 2003  Updated: 7 October 2005

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TS Rodgers Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003