South Dakota Stories from World War II
Charles M. Rogers is a lifelong resident of South Dakota who became interested in history while attending Wessington High School. Charles further pursued his interests at Huron College earning a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science and then at South Dakota State University earning a Master of Education in School Administration with a minor in History. Charles first taught American History and American Government at Scotland High School and later spent 10 years teaching classes in American History at Washington High School in Sioux Falls. Charles retired from the Sioux Falls School District and in semi-retirement has maintained a variety of activities. Charles served as an adjunct professor at Kilian Community College where he taught the History of South Dakota courses for over 20 years. Charles is an active member of the Washington High Historic Committee and has been involved in the placement of historic markers around the school. He has also maintained his support and membership in the South Dakota State Historical Society.