Clem Adair Rogers
Will Roger's eldest son had two children with his wife, Collier Connell. Their eldest son however was not their natural child. He was adopted after the death of his parents when he was only 7 years old.
CLEM (Shazzie) ADAIR ROGERS was born near Lake Powell in Arizona, December 22, 1938. Clem died September 23, 2000, at his home in Tucson, Arizona. Clem graduated from High School in Palmo, California in 1958, then received a degree from the University of Arizona. After graduating, he became a homicide detective for the Tucson Police Department and also served as acting police chief for 31 years on the Tono O'oldham Indian Reservation of Arizona. A full-blood Navajo, clem was christened Shazzie Endishee (Little Bear of the Pine Forests) by his natural parents, who died when he was 7. He was adopted by Will Rogers Jr. and Collier Rogers.
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