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William P. Rogers
William P. Rogers
|55th United States Secretary of State|
January 22, 1969 – September 3, 1973
|Preceded by||Dean Rusk|
|Succeeded by||Henry Kissinger|
|63rd United States Attorney General|
October 23, 1957 – January 20, 1961
|Preceded by||Herbert Brownell|
|Succeeded by||Robert F. Kennedy|
|4th United States Deputy Attorney General|
January 20, 1953 – October 23, 1957
|Preceded by||Ross L. Malone|
|Succeeded by||Lawrence Walsh|
William Pierce Rogers
June 23, 1913
Norfolk, New York, U.S.
|Died||January 2, 2001 (aged 87)|
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Adele Langston (m. 1937–2001)|
|Education||Colgate University (BA)|
Cornell University (LLB)
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
William Pierce Rogers (June 23, 1913 – January 2, 2001) was an American politician, diplomat, and lawyer. He was United States Attorney General under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1957 to 1961 and United States Secretary of State under President Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1973.
- Stout, David (January 4, 2001). "William P. Rogers, Who Served as Nixon's Secretary of State, Is Dead at 87". New York Times. https://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B02E5D6113BF937A35752C0A9679C8B63. Retrieved December 25, 2008. "William P. Rogers, a suave and well-connected Republican lawyer who was secretary of state under President Richard M. Nixon and attorney general in the Eisenhower administration, died on Tuesday in Bethesda, Md. He was 87. Mr. Rogers lived in Bethesda and worked in the Washington office of the law firm of Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells, where he was senior partner, until becoming ill several months ago. He suffered from congestive heart failure, his family said.".