Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Cyril Alexander Rogers has died.
He died on January 25 at the age of 95.
Rogers served as a Government Senator in the first Republican Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago from 1976 to 1981, according to a release from the People’s National Movement (PNM).
He was also the MP for Point Fortin between 1981-1986.
Rogers also founded the Taxi Drivers Corporation in Point Fortin, the Fishing Cooperative Group of Cedros, Icacos and Fullerton and a cooperative entity on the Production of Talapia, the release stated.
Rogers’ funeral takes place at 1.30 p.m. at the Point Fortin RC Church.