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Catherine Dixon Roland, American Entrepreneur. Avocations: numismatics, reading, horses, tennis. F C. Named countess Huntingdon College, Montgomery, 1978, named to Hall of Honor, 1980; recipient commendation for Outstanding Svc. and Leadership, 1980, Loyalty award, 1988.

Background

Roland, Catherine Dixon was born on March 9, 1939 in Andalusia, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Charles and Thelma (Chapman) Dixon.

Education

Student, Huntingdon College, 1956. Bachelor of Science, Auburn University, 1959. Master of Arts in History, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1966.

Career

Secretary, Dixon Lumber Company, Inc., Andalusia, 1969-1974;vice president, Dixon Lumber Company, Inc., Andalusia, 1974-1978;land and timber owner, manager, Catherine D. Roland & Company, Andalusia, since 1978. Owner Station WCTA, andalusia, 1947-1975, board directors, 1972-1975. Owner, board directors D & G Property Ltd., Perth, Australia, since 1967, Covington County Bank, since 1979, Southern National Corporation, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Avocations: numismatics, reading, horses, tennis. F C.

Religion

It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

Views

One may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust or greed. If anybody is willing to be open to the Holy Spirit, God helps to resist evil and to live life to the full.

Membership

Chairman Thelma Dixon Foundation, Andalusia, since 1981. Member Republican Senatorial Inner Circuit, Washington, since 1980, 2d Congressional Committee, Montgomery, Alabama, since 1980, Andalusia Public Library. Friends, Inc., since 1981.

Member advisory council Mises Institute Auburn (Alabama) University, Auburn and Washington, 1983-1985, College Business Auburn University, since 1987. Member Committee of 100, Huntington College, 1978, trustee, since 1978, vice chairman board trustees 1985-1993. Board directors Women Health, Birmingham, Alabama, 1978-1982, Health Services Foundation, since 1982, Andalusia Hospital, 1980-1982.

Member Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Americans of Royal Descent, Dames of Magna Charter, Forest Landowners Association, Alabama Landowners Associations, Alabama Wildlife Federation, Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce, Auburn Alumni Association, Huntingdon College Alumni Association (chairman Andalusia area chapter since 1983), American Legion, Study Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics, reading, horses, tennis.

Connections

Married Henry F. Roland, December 16, 1966 (divorced November, 1976). 1 child, Charles H.; stepchild, Vickie Roland Little.

father:
Charles Dixon

mother:
Thelma (Chapman) Dixon

spouse:
Henry F. Roland

child:
Charles H. Roland