About Frank Patrick Rogan
Arrived Rock Springs, WY from Ft Laramie 13 Jul 1887 with his parents. Enlisted 14 May 1895 at Ft Logan, CO as a bugler in Co A, 7th US Infantry. Transferred to Co D, 8th US Infantry and was sent in 1897 to Camp Pilot Butte, Rock Springs, to protect the Chinese following the massacre. In Apr 1898 ordered to Camp George H Thomas, GA, to prepare for the Spanish American War. Was discharged 13 May 1898. Went to Ft McPherson, GA and re-enlisted on 16 May 1898, sent to Tampa, FL with Co E, 7th US Infantry and left Jun 1898 for Cuba. Engaged in the Spanish American War at El Caney on Jul 10 and 11 and at siege until the surrender of Santiago de Cuba on 17 Jul 1898. Ordered to Ft Gibbon, AK in Jun 1890, where he remained until spring 1900, then ordered to Ft Egbert, AK and remained until discharged 15 May 1901 as quarter-master sergeant.
Returned to Rock Springs, married Hannah J. Hill 10 Jul 1910. In the spring of 1911 began to learn the undertaking and embalming business. In Apr 1917 went into business for himself.
He was a president of the Wyoming Funeral Directors; president of the FOE Aerie #151, Rock Springs; director of Royal Order of Moose #469, Rock Springs; member VFW Camp #2316, Rock Springs; member Knights of Columbus Council #2441; County Coroner for Sweetwater County for twelve years; Representative of the Wyoming State Legislature from Sweetwater County in 1933; member Sons of Veterans of the Civil War; and member BPOE Lodge #624, Rock Springs.