(See Downing, Corand, Oolootsa)-William Penn Adair, of Clement Vann and Mary America (Scrimsher) Rogers was born at the Rogers homestead near Oolagah November 4, 1879. Educated at Kemper Military School, Booneville, Missouri.
Married at Rogers, Arkansas November 25, 1908 Betty, daughter of and Mrs. J. W. Blake.
They are the parents of: William Vann, born October 20, 1911; Mary Amelia, born May 18, 1913 and James Blake Rogers, born July 25, 1915.
Mr. Rogers is a member of the Shrine and Elk fraternities. He is a member of two clubs the Lambs and Friars. Commencing in the theatrical profession as an expert roper, while traveling in South Africa, he has had a remarkably successful career as a comedian, monologist and scenario artist.