Ralph Rogers succeeded his father as owner and pharmacist of the Rogers Drug Company. He served on the Downtown _ Commission in the 1960s. Along with _ he started the _ drug Distributing Company, a pharmacy wholesaler in Durham.
I asked him whether he would eat at "The Oriental" at 118 East Parrish, right around the corner from Rogers Drug. He said "Of course." On ?Tuesday nights, he would buy 50 cent Lo-Mein and carry two boxes home to his wife and their home in Cleveland-Holloway.