Rogers, John Rankin

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(1838-1901) US politician (Governor of Washington 1897-1901) and author of The Graftons; Or, Looking Forward: A Story of Pioneer Life (1893; vt Looking Forward: The Story of an American Farm 1898), a Utopia structured as a reflection upon Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward (1888). [JC]

John Rankin Rogers

born Brunswick, Maine: 4 September 1838

died Puyallup, Washington: 26 December 1901

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