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Davis, Ovid Elbert (1869-1911). Missionary to Guiana. A ministerial graduate from Emmanuel Missionary College, he began his service as a self-supporting missionary in Canada and Alaska. He pioneered the work among the Indians at Port Simpson, British Columbia, near the southern end of the Alaska panhandle, and on Dec. 11, 1903, established there the first Indian church in the province, and possibly in the Pacific Northwest. After working there for three or four years, and for a brief period in Washington and Michigan, he took charge of the Guiana Mission in 1906. He had established three stations among the Indians of the interior when
Brown, Frederick W. (1860-1899). Pioneer Seventh-day Adventist minister in India. He was a son of a Protestant minister in the state of New York and was dedicated by his parents for service in India in his childhood. At the age of 15 he was baptized in the Free
Baxter, William Edgar (1881-1973). Pioneer missionary. A native of Indiana, he entered the ministry in 1901 in the Oklahoma Conference. He was one of the founders of the Inter-American Division, having first served there in 1909 as pastor in Kingston, Jamaica,
Tindall, John H.N. (1880-1972). He trained as a medical evangelist at the College of Medical Evangelists and pioneered gospel-medical evangelism. His evangelistic meetings were conducted in Indiana, Virginia, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Texas, and California.
--Review, 21 Dec. 1972 | see also bio at https://wdfsermons.org/other-speakers/j-h-n-tindall/
Timpson, George (1927- 1996). Born in Frederick, Maryland, in 1927, Timpson graduated from Oakwood College in 1952. He served as an educator in Alabama and New York until 1961, when he became a full-time pastor in the Northeastern Conference. In 1971
Thomas, Donn Henry (d. 1956). Brother Thomas attended the University of Arizona, and in 1933 graduated from Beloit College, Beloit, Wis. He established his own weekly newspaper in the Detroit area. In 1939 he was married to Peggy Quinlan. The Thomases became church members in 1945. In 1947 Brother Thomas was appointed head of the Public Relations Department of the Pacific Union Conference, thus becoming the first full-time union public relations director in the denomination. He held this position until 1954 when he accepted the leadership of the Public Relations Department of the General Conference.
Smith, Clark (1918-1997). He served as pastor, local and union conference youth leader, and member of the Youth Department staff of the General Conference. He directed the Medical Cadet Corps and was commander of Camp Desmond Doss, Grand Rapids, Mich. He was also involved in Operation Whitecoat in Frederick, Maryland.
Voth, David (1875-1968). Chaplain, evangelist, administrator, pastor. He was a native of South Dakota and a graduate of Union College. He served the church for two years in South Dakota and then took nurse’s training in Battle Creek. After his marriage to Albertina Boo, the couple accepted a call to Switzerland, where he became chaplain of
Sandstrom, Donald J. (1928-1999). He served the denomination for 43 years, first as pastor in Southern New England Conference; as president of the North Coast Mission; president of the Inca Union in Peru, Equador, and Bolivia; as secretary of the Eastern
Russell, Kit Carson (1860-1919). Elder Russell was converted at the age of nineteen, and united with the church of Seventh-day Adventists at Sinclairville, N. Y. Feeling a great desire to give to others the truth he had found, he entered the canvassing work, in which he was very successful.
December 13, 1883, he was united in marriage with Miss Carrie E. Hovey, of Randolph, N. Y....
...Having always had a great burden to enter the ministry, he began laboring in this capacity in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, in company with Elder F. Peabody. He was