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Clifford Paul Roland
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1893
Essary Springs
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1985
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

Teacher, Gospel Preacher, and Faculty Member For Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, Tennessee.

C. P. Roland was born to Isaac N. Roland and Mary Margaret Roland on July 4, 1893 at Essary Springs, Hardeman County, Tennessee. He attended the public school there until 1910 when he came to National Teacher's Normal and Business College, in Henderson, TN which latter was renamed Freed-Hardeman College. After completing the Scientific Course in 1913, he taught school at Sardis, Tennessee as principal for two years. He went to West Tennessee Normal, now Memphis State University in 1915 and graduated in 1916. After teaching in Crockett County as principal of Maury City High School for five years he moved to Henderson to work in Freed-Hardeman College in 1921, where he has been since that time as Business Manager, Dean, and Vice-President. He now teaches two days each week in the Bible Department and is connected with the Public Affairs Committee. He obtained the BS Degree from Union University in 1923. Took a leave absence in 1928 to attend Vanderbilt University from which he received the MA Degree in 1931. His thesis is "A History of the Disciples of Christ in Tennessee to 1850." During all the years from 1921 to the present, he has preached the gospel in a great number of states. Since 1940 he has served as an elder in the Henderson Church of Christ. He married Grace Paysinger in 1916 and to this union, five children were born. Dr. Charles P. Roland, Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Hall C. Roland, U.T. Knoxville, Tenn., Mrs. J. W. Riddick, Maury City, Tenn., Grady Paul Roland, and Isaac Nelms Roland, both business men in Jackson, Tennessee, and 19 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Newton Roland (1867 - 1950)
  Maggie Margaret Nelms Roland (1870 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Gracie Pearl Paysinger Roland (1896 - 1984)
 
 Siblings:
  Clifford Paul Roland (1893 - 1985)
  Lee Jackson Roland (1896 - 1990)*
  Henry Isaac Roland (1900 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Henderson City Cemetery
Henderson
Chester County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Tom Childers
Originally Created by: Barbara Opal
Record added: Apr 11, 2008
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Clifford Paul Roland
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Clifford Paul Roland
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Clifford Paul Roland
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May you rest in eternal peace.
- PPC
 Added: Apr. 9, 2014

- Jan Burgess Lipford
 Added: May. 16, 2010

- Trish Holaway
 Added: Jun. 24, 2008
 
 
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