(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.
|Placed By||Heritage of Odessa Foundation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 747204 N 3530490|
|Decimal Degrees||31.88340000, -102.38655000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 53.004', W 102° 23.193'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 53' 0.24" N, 102° 23' 11.58" W|
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|Area Code(s)||214, 432|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4201 Andrews Hwy, Odessa TX 79762, US|
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