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Rolland Fisher, VP Candidate 1968

Rolland Ernest Fisher was born on 3 June 1900, in Newport, Nebraska.  He attended public schools in Holt County and in New Port, Nebraska.  He received an AA from Central College, McPherson, Kansas in 1920, then spent three years in the U.S. Marine Corps.  He then attended Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois in 1924, and graduated from Kansas University in 1928.
     He filled several pastorates in the Kansas Conference of the Free Methodist Church, also holding an evangelist's appointment there.  He served as Treasurer of the Kansas Free Methodist Loan Board, was Secretary of the Kansas Conference, and was Editor of the Kansas Conference News Letter.
    Rolland Fisher edited The Kansas Statesman, was Executive Secretary of the Kansas Prohibition Party in 1948-50, was Kansas State Chairman in 1962-68, was Vice Chairman of the Prohibition National Committee in 1963-67, and ran for numerous public offices in Kansas.
     He also was a member of the board of directors of the Topeka Rescue Mission. Rolland Fisher, our 1968 candidate for Vice-President died on 4 February 1982, at the age of 81.
     Roland Fisher lived in Topeka. His wife was Esther.

-- Data from 1968 campaign literature.