|Birth Day||July 30, 1763|
|Age||256 YEARS OLD|
English poet, banker, and art collector who is remembered for a 1792 poem entitled "The Pleasures of Memory."
He originally wanted to become a Presbyterian minister, but his banker father convinced him to pursue a career in finance.
His art collections were worth fifty-thousand pounds at the time of his death.
He was the son of Thomas and Mary Rogers and had two brothers -- Thomas and Daniel -- and a sister, Sarah.
He was a friend and literary contemporary of the more celebrated poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.