Will Rogers Jr.Will Rogers Jr., 81, a former actor and...


July 12, 1993

Will Rogers Jr.

Will Rogers Jr., 81, a former actor and politician and the son of the famed humorist, was found shot to death in Arizona on Friday, an apparent suicide. He had been in constant pain after recently suffering from strokes and heart problems and undergoing hip surgery, a family spokesman. said from the Will Rogers Memorial in Claremore, Okla. Mr. Rogers was found in his car with a bullet wound to the head near the south-central Arizona town of Tubac, where he was living in retirement at his ranch, the spokesman said.

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