C. P. ROLAND
was born to Isaac N. Roland and Mary Margaret Roland on July 4, 1893 at Essary
Springs, Hardeman County, Tennessee. Attended the Public school there until 1910
when he came to Freed-Hardeman College, then National Teacher's Normal and
Business 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 there in
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.
obtained the B.S. degree from Union University in 1923. Took a leave absence in
1928 to attend Vanderbilt University from which he received the M.A. 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 preaching the gospel in a
great number of states.
Since 1940 he has served as an
elder in the Henderson Church of Christ.
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, 19 grandchildren
and 13 great grandchildren.
Preacher & Faculty Member For Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson,
Directions To The Grave Of C.P. Roland
Clifford Paul Roland
is buried in the City Cemetery at Henderson, Tennessee. From I-40 in West
Tennessee, take the Hwy 45 exit south. Go through the city of Jackson, and
continue south about 15 miles to Henderson. You will be on the bypass in
Henderson. Go to you come to Hwy. 100. Turn left and go to the next stop. Turn
left on North Church St.. Go about 100 yards and turn into the cemetery on the
right. The road will "V." Take the left fork and go over the
hill. As you begin to descend on the other side of the hill, the grave is off to
the left. From the Barret
Grave (next to an iron fenced grave) head back toward the rear of the cemetery a few rows. The grave
will be right in front of the Freed
N35º 26' 23.6" x WO 88º 38' 44.7"
Accuracy To Within 16'
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