Virginian in 1909--Rogers millions

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph
May 29, 1909

Only Public Bequest Is One of $100,000 to Fairhaven, Mass., His Birthplace

New York, May 28--The will of the late Henry H. Rogers, the Standard oil millionaire, was admitted to probate today, According to its terms practically the entire estate, valued at between $50,000,000 and $75,000,000, will ultimately be divided among his four children and their heirs. The widow and a large number of relatives are provided for through trust funds. Mrs. Rogers' annuity is specified as $100,000. The only public bequest is one of $100,000 to the town of Fairhaven, Mass., Mr. Rogers' birthplace, to be used for school purposes.
Gordon Hamilton
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