A history and tradition of excellence.
||Harry H. Rogers establishes practice in Holdenville, Oklahoma; hired as counsel for Holdenville Oil & Gas by Robert McFarlin and J. A. Chapman.
||Rogers, McFarlin and Chapman move to Tulsa; McFarlin and Chapman form the McMan Oil Company.
||Albert Rogers hired as accountant for McMan Oil Company.
||John Rogers graduates from OU College of Law, joins brother Harry’s law practice and named secretary of McMan Oil Company.
||McFarlin and Chapman, with partners P. A. Chapman and Earl Harwell sell McMan Oil Company to Magnolia Petroleum.
||McFarlin and Chapman form McMan Oil & Gas Company.
||Harry Rogers’ law practice becomes known as John Rogers and Associates. Harry Rogers retires.
||McMan Oil & Gas Company sold to Standard Oil of Indiana to become one of the Standoline Companies.
||Robert McFarlin dies.
||First Chapman Trust created.
||William H. Bell joins John Rogers and Associates.
||John Rogers becomes individual trustee of the Chapman Trusts, succeeding his brother Albert Rogers.
||J. A. Chapman dies will create J. A. Chapman and Leta M. Chapman Charitable Trust. Practice renamed Rogers and Bell.
||Leta Chapman dies; creates the Leta M. Chapman Memorial Trust.
||John Rogers dies; William H. Bell becomes individual trustee of the Chapman Trusts.
||Pauline Walter dies; creates Pauline McFarlin Walter Memorial Trust.
||Dr. Andrew G. Cowles dies; creates Ruth Chapman Cowles and Andrew G. Cowles Memorial Trust.
||Sharon J. Bell joins Rogers and Bell.
||Gregory Allen Gray joins firm.
||Sharon J. Bell named individual trustee of the Chapman Trusts; William H. Bell dies.
||Robert S. Farris joins firm.
||Clint T. Swanson joins firm.
Harry H. Rogers 1877-1957
John Rogers 1890-1977
William H. Bell 1926-1988
Robert McFarlin 1866-1942
James A. Chapman 1880-1966
Leta M. Chapman 1889 -1974
Pauline Walter 1897-1980
Andrew W. Cowles 1888-1979