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Robertson Lafayette Whiteside
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1869
Death: Jan. 5, 1951

A native of Tennessee, Robertson Lafayette Whiteside spent most of his adult life in Denton, Texas. His education included West Tennessee Christian College at Henderson, Tenn., and Nashville Bible School. He served for two years as president of Abilene Christian College. He was a frequent contributor to the Gospel Advocate, but he became a staff writer in 1930 when his protégé, Foy E. Wallace Jr., was appointed editor. In 1934, Whiteside became query editor and continued to contribute to the Gospel Advocate on a regular basis until 1944. He was also editor of the Gospel Advocate's Annual Lesson Commentary for eight years, from 1937-1944. He co-authored the Sound Doctrine series with C. R. Nichol, recently reprinted by the Gospel Advocate Co. Gospel Advocate, June 2005.
--from Tom Childers, 25 Mar 2010
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Luther Whiteside (1825 - 1888)
  Melissa Frances Aydelott Whiteside (1837 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Weatherly Whiteside (1873 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Olen E. Whiteside (1893 - 1915)*
  Inys Whiteside (1895 - 1987)*
  Opal Whiteside Price (1903 - 1981)*
  Eula Jo Whiteside (1905 - 1943)*
  Dortha Ruth Whiteside Hammond (1908 - 1976)*
  Infant Whiteside (1910 - 1910)*
  Robertson Lafayette Whiteside (1912 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alda Z Whiteside Bates (1859 - 1934)*
  James Douglas Whiteside (1859 - 1895)*
  Martha Jane Whiteside Sisco (1862 - 1940)*
  Bettie E Whiteside Rawdon (1864 - 1908)*
  Sarah Belle Whiteside Sims (1867 - 1928)*
  Robertson Lafayette Whiteside (1869 - 1951)
  J L Whiteside (1872 - 1935)*
  Thomas Clayton Whiteside (1878 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Presented by students and friends at Abilene
 
Note: Card File & Blue Book info - Ledger
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Denton
Denton County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section N Block 8 Grave 8
 
Maintained by: Bryce Whiteside
Originally Created by: RMLeahy
Record added: Sep 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15605037
Robertson Lafayette Whiteside
Added by: Tom Childers
 
Robertson Lafayette Whiteside
Added by: RMLeahy
 
 
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