E.G. Rodman, Sr.

E.G. Rodman, Sr. (HM1M8Z)

Location: Odessa, TX 79762 Ector County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 53.004', W 102° 23.193'

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(1896 - 1976)

— Walk of the Entrepreneurs —

Worked as roughneck, oilfield salesman before founding Rodman Supply of Odessa, 1935. Opened stores throughout Permian Basin. Legendary wildcatter completed hundreds of producing wells during 40-year career. With partners founded refineries, gas gathering systems, petrochemical complex, drilled discovery wells in Upton County fields. Organizer of Texas Commerce Bank - Odessa, board member of six other Texas financial institutions.
As mayor, 1946-48, insured water supply, paved 400 city blocks, installed traffic lights, member Odessa College Regents and president Colorado River Municipal Water District,. Outstanding citizen of Odessa, 1965.
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HM NumberHM1M8Z
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Marker Number16
Year Placed1990
Placed ByHeritage of Odessa Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 747204 N 3530490
Decimal Degrees31.88340000, -102.38655000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.004', W 102° 23.193'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 0.24" N, 102° 23' 11.58" W
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Area Code(s)214, 432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4201 Andrews Hwy, Odessa TX 79762, US
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