A Great Name in the Great Plains! And a forgotten one by now. They competed with Texaco, and since our family was Texaco all the way - until they pulled out of town, anyway - Champlin was a competitor, an adversary.Even the logo looked like they were muscling in on Texaco. Bio:

In 1916 Enid banker and entrepreneur Herbert Hiram Champlin (1868–1944) bought a lapsed oil lease on the Beggs farm in the fledgling Garber Field about fifteen miles east of Enid. Champlin was reluctant to enter the new and highly speculative oil business, but at his wife's urging he agreed to invest twenty-five thousand dollars in the venture.

He died a rich man, thanks to her.