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11:57 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Grandson of Will Rogers Dies in California

Kem Rogers on the grounds of the museum honoring his famous grandfather.
Credit Will Rogers Museum-Facebook

Funeral arrangements are pending for the first grandson of Will Rogers. 75-year-old Kem Rogers died in California after a lengthy illness.

He has heavily involved in the Claremore museum honoring his famous grandfather. He had severed as the family representative on the museum board.  Rogers had been in ill health for the past several years.         

Kem Rogers never met his famous grandpa. He was born four years after Will Rogers died in a plane crash.