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Lore Rogers, an alumnus of the Class of 1896 and member of UMaine’s first football team, was prominent in dairy research. He served 36 years as chief of the Dairy Products Laboratory, U.S. Department of Agriculture. His achievements included the creation of the preserving process for butter and dairy products. Author of more than 100 papers, he was presented the American Dairy Association’s Distinguished Service Award in 1963. At the age of 80, he established the Lumbermen’s Museum in his hometown of Patten. At age 99, he spoke at Reunion Weekend as the oldest living alumnus and only remaining member of his class. He died at age 100.