Dennis Rogers was a GP, and latterly the Mayor of Hamilton, New Zealand from 1959-1968. The Mayor of Hamilton New Zealand is the head of the municipal government of Hamilton, New Zealand, and presides over the Hamilton City Council Hamilton ( Kirikiriroa in Māori) is the centre of New Zealand 's fourth largest Urban area, and is the country's seventh largest City He was elected for 3 terms. During his mayorship, he campaigned for the poor and for an international airport to built in Hamilton. Poor is an Adjective related to a state of Poverty, low Quality or Pity. An airport is a location where Aircraft such as airplanes, Helicopters and blimps take off and land He died of a heart attack in 1987. Myocardial infarction ( MI or AMI for acute myocardial infarction) also known as a heart attack, occurs when the blood supply
He was well known for his like of gardening, and the Rogers Rose gardens in Hamilton are named after him.
Rogers' Brother, Anthony Rogers, was also a well known Hamiltonian political figure. Userpolbot from http//bioguidecongressgov/scripts/biodisplaypl?index=R000388 Rogers was married to Helen Wyn-Hesse. They had 3 children.