Clement Daniel Rockey

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Clement Daniel Rockey (4 September 1889 – 15 August 1975) 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.

Selected writings[edit]

  • A good number of pamphlets. "He has written for children and young people in Urdu, including stories, Sunday School lessons and village worship programs."
  • Making and Telling Bible Stories, also Roman-Urdu, Kahani ka Banana aur Sunana, 1923.
  • 52 Lessons on Christian Life and Practice, Masihi Zindagi aur Usul, 1926.
  • Book of Worship for village work, 1935.
  • Pamphlet, Come and Let Us Worship, 1945.

See also[edit]


  • Leete, Frederick DeLand, Methodist Bishops. Nashville, The Methodist Publishing House, 1948.