Joe Rogers

 

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: former lieutenant governor of Colorado from 1998 to 2002 who became the last lawmaker independently elected to that position after he was elected in 1998 to a four-year-term under then-Republican Governor Bill Owens, but the two clashed repeatedly prompting a law allowing gubernatorial candidates to pick their own running mates.

 

 

Cause of Death: Medical complications

 

Born: July 8, 1964

 

Died: October 7, 2013

 

Location: Denver, Colorado