Clement Daniel Rockey

Chaplain, Author

1889 – 1975

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Who was Clement Daniel Rockey?

Clement Daniel Rockey was a Bishop of the Methodist Church, elected in 1941.

He was born in Cawnpore, India, a son of the Noble Lee Rockey, an American Missionary pioneer in India. Clement entered the North India Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1914. Prior to his election to the Episcopacy, he served as a Missionary, an Educator, and a District Superintendent. For some years he was Chaplain to British Methodist troops in Bareilly. He was elected Bishop by the Methodist Central Conference of Southern Asia. He returned to the United States and lived out his life in Eugene Oregon.

He was married to author Helen Cady Rockey. He was the father of three children, Kenneth Rockey, Harold Rockey and Lee Rockey, and had ten grandchildren.

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Born
Sep 4, 1889
India
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Kanpur
Died
Aug 15, 1975

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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