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"There is a destiny that makes men brothers: 

None goes his way alone;
All that we send into the lives of others: 

Comes back into our own.”

 

~Edwin Markham (1852-1940)

 

 


Along the Way: In Memoriam: Adventist Legacies

Name DOB DOD Age Note
Godfrey Tryggve Anderson 4 Sep 1909 25 May 1986 76 President, La Sierra College 1946-1954; President, Loma Linda University 1963-
Harry Anderson 11 Aug 1906 19 Nov 1996 90 Illustrator; Artist
Roy Allan Anderson 15 Mar 1895 12 Dec 1985 90 Secretary, SDA General Conference Ministerial Association
Milian Lauritz Andreasen 4 Jun 1876 19 Feb 1962 85 Field Secretary, SDA General Conference; Author: "Letters to the Churches"
Danial André Augsburger 31 Jul 1920 25 Feb 2004 83 Professor of Historical Theology, Adventist Theological Seminary (Berrien Springs)
         
Samuele Bacchiocchi 29 Jan 1938 20 Dec 2008 70 Theology professor,  Andrews University; one of the world’s leading proponents of the seventh-day Sabbath
Harry J. Baerg 17 May 1909 28 Nov 1996 87 Illustrator; Artist
Mabel R. Bartlett 26 Jun 1899 9 Dec 1988 89 Founded: Art Department, Atlantic Union College
Winton H. Beaven 26 Jan 1915 12 May 2003 88 Dean, Kettering College of Medical Arts 1970-1983; President, Columbia Union College; Dean, Graduate School, Andrews University
Virginia Lupo Boriss 10 Apr 1919 7 Feb 2007 87 Faithful friend of 40 years! Model Adventist Home!
William Henry Branson 16 Aug 1887 21 Jan 1961 73 President, SDA General Conference 1950-1954
Taylor G. Bunch 18 Nov 1885 25 May 1969 83 Author: The Seven Epistles of Christ
         
Helen Feng Chen 2 Apr 1904 16 Apr 1979 75 Authored: "How to be a Mother of the Year" 1965
Philip Stanley Chen 17 Aug 1903 29 Jul 1978 74 Professor of Chemistry, Atlantic Union College
Glenn A. Coon, Sr 12 Aug 1903 7 Nov 1996 93 Founder: ABCs of Prayer Ministry; Co-author: Only for the Un-Deserving" 1972
Raymond F. Cottrell 21 Apr 1911 12 Jan 2003 91 Associate Editor, SDA Bible Commentary; Editor, Adventist Review; Founder, Adventist Today magazine
Joseph A. "Joe" Crews 28 Dec 1924 10 Oct 1994 69 Founded "Amazing Facts" on radio 1965
         
Arthur Grosvenor Daniells 28 Sep 1858 22 Mar 1935 76 Chairman, Ellen G. White Board of Trustees 1915, 1922-1935; President SDA General Conference 1901-1922
Dwight Arthur Delafield 19 Jan 1913 9 Nov 2003 90 Associate Secretary, Ellen G. White Publications
Fordyce W. Detamore 10 Mar 1908 15 May 1980 72 Founded: Bible School on the Air at Voice of Prophecy 1942; Author: "Seeking His Lost Sheep"
Desmond T. Doss 17 Jan 1919 23 Mar 2006 87 First conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor
         
Charles Theodore Everson 2 Dec 1874 15 Apr 1956 81 Evangelist; Author: "The Rich Man and Lazarus" 1935
W. Duncan Eva 19 May 1914 2 Jul 1997 83 Vice-president, SDA General Conference
         
William A Fagal 17 Jan 1919 16 Feb 1989 70 Founded "Faith for Today" on radio 1950
Reuben Richard Figuhr 20 Oct 1896 28 Oct 1983 87 President, SDA General Conference 1954-1966
Leroy Edwin Froom 16 Oct 1890 20 Feb 1974 83 Author: "Prophetic Faith of Our Fathers" 1950
         
Roy Edward Graham 1 Sep 1929 10 Jul 1984 53 Provost, Andrews University (1979-1984); President, Newbold College (1971-76)
         
Willis John Hackett 11 Feb 1915 11 Nov 1993 78 Vice-president, SDA General Conference
Richard L. Hammill 28 Dec 1913 28 Mar 1997 84 Vice-president, SDA General Conference; 2nd President Andrews University
Leslie Gilbert Hardinge 20 Apr 1912 12 Mar 2002 89 President, Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Far East
Mervyn Gilbert Hardinge 29 Jul 1914 20 Sep 2010 96 Founding dean and professor emeritus at Loma Linda University's School of Public Health.
Russell M. Harlan 30 May 1914 12 Nov 1972 58 Illustrator; Artist
Stanley Harris Evangelist; Editor, "These Times" magazine; Editor, "Liberty" magazine, 1950
Gerhard F. Hasel 27 Jul 1935 11 Aug 1994 59 Dean, SDA Theological Seminary; Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Theology
Stephen Nelson Haskell 22 Apr 1833 9 Oct 1922 89 Conference President (various); Founder, South Lancaster Academy 1882
Carlyle Boynton Haynes 24 May 1882 11 Mar 1958 75 Author: "From Sabbath to Sunday" 1928
Wayne Hooper 4 Jul 1920 28 Feb 2007 86 Composer; King's Herald baritone
Siegfried H. Horn 17 Mar 1908 28 Nov 1993 85 Seminary Dean & Professor Emeritus of Archaeology and History of Antiquity, Andrews University
         
G. Eric Jones 19 Nov 1978 80 President, Atlantic Union College 1936-1948
         
John Harvey Kellogg 26 Feb 1852 14 Dec 1943 91 Director, Battle Creek Sanitarium
Milton Earl Kern 4 May 1875 22 Dec 1961 86 Chairman, Ellen G. White Board of Trustees 1944-1951; President, SDA Theological Seminary 1937-1943 
         
Pierre Lanares 24 Aug 1912 2 Feb 2004 91 Director, Adventist Seminary at Collonges, France 1951-1960
Ralph Segrid Larson 14 Nov 1920 19 Aug 2007 86 Pastor, Evangelist
Bishop Albert A. Leiske 27 May 1901 Mar 1984 82 Founder, American Religious Town Hall of the Air
Robert A. Leiske 9 Jul 1931 1 Dec 2004 73 Moderator, American Religious Town Hall of the Air
Theodore Edward Lucas 17 Jun 1904 3 Jul 1986 82 MV Secretary, SDA General Conference 1955-1970
         
Frank Lewis Marsh 18 Oct 1899 14 Jul 1992 92 Co-founder: Creation Research Society; Authored: Evolution or Special Creation? 1963
Arthur Stanley Maxwell 14 Jan 1896 13 Nov 1970 74 Editor, "Signs of the Times"magazine; authored "Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories"
C. Mervyn Maxwell 13 Jan 1925 21 Jul 1999 74 Professor of Church History, SDA Theological Seminary, Andrews University
Donald Malcolm Maxwell 6 Apr 1934 1 Oct 2007 73 President Emeritus of Pacific Union College
James Lamar McElhany 3 Jan 1880 25 Jun 1959 79 President, SDA General Conference 1936-1950
Merle L. Mills 5 Dec 1915 23 Aug 2004 88 President, SDA Trans-Africa Division 1964-1980; President, SDA Southern New England Conference
Edwin Lennard Minchin 2 Feb 1904 24 Feb 1987 83 Associate MV Secretary, SDA General Conference 1955-1962
Gerald H. Minchin 14 Jan 1901 11 May 1969 68 Adventist Theologian
William Gordon C. Murdoch 25 Sep 1902 Nov 1983 81 Dean Emeritus, SDA Theological Seminary; President, Avondale College
         
Merlin L. Neff 20 Jul 1906 8 Aug 1964 58 Authored: "Give Us Peace" 1945
Don F. Neufeld 5 Dec 1914 3 Mar 1980 65 Associate Editor, SDA Bible Commentary; Editor, SDA Encyclopedia
Francis David Nichol 14 Feb 1897 Jun 1966 69 Editor, "Review and Herald" magazine 1945-1966; Editor, SDA Bible Commentary; Chairman, Ellen G. White Board of Trustees 1963-1966
         
Mahlon Ellsworth Olsen 28 Mar 1873 17 Mar 1952 78 Author: Much-loved Books 1952; Origin and Progress of Seventh-day Adventists 1925
V. Norskov Olsen 19 Jul 1916 19 Nov 1999 83 President, Loma Linda University 1974-1984
Albert Victor Olson 26 May 1884 5 Apr 1963 78 Chairman, Ellen G. White Estate 1963
         
Charles Lee Paddock 19 Oct 1891 25 Oct 1972 81 Author: "The Unfinished Sermon" 1952
Jere Dwight Patzer 24 Nov 1946 26 Oct 2008 61 North Pacific Union Conference President 1996-2008
Norval F. Pease 3 Mar 1910 22 Feb 1995 84 President, La Sierra College 1954-1960; Author: "By Faith Along" 1962
Robert Howard Pierson 3 Jan 1911 21 Jan 1989 78 President, SDA General Conference 1966-1979
George McCready Price 26 Aug 1870 24 Jan 1963 92 Professor at Battle Creek College; "Father of Flood Geology"
Jack W. Provonsha 30 May 1920 11 Aug 2004 84 Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Christian Ethics, Loma Linda University; Founding Director, Center for Christian Bioethics, Loma Linda Univ.
Rowena Elizabeth Purdon 6 Jun 1869 24 Dec 1954 85 SLA Librarian 1944-1951; SLA Teacher 1890-1951; Author: "That New England School"
         
Denton Edward Rebok 7 Apr 1897 11 Dec 1983 86 Chairman, Ellen G. White Estate 1952; President, SDA Theological Seminary 1943-1951
Robert L. Reynolds 27 Nov 1917 20 Aug 2002 84 Field Secretary, SDA General Conference; President, Atlantic Union College 1962-1967; President, Walla Walla College 1968-1976
Harold Marshall Sylvester "HMS" Richards Sr 28 Aug 1894 24 Apr 1985 90 Founded "Voice of Prophecy" 1929; Speaker 1929-1969
Harold Marshall Sylvester "HMS" Richards Jr 25 Oct 1929 11 Apr 2000 70 Speaker "Voice of Prophecy" 1969-1992
Dores Eugene Robinson 1879 28 Jun 1957 77 Authored: "The Story of Our Health Message"; grandson-in-law of James and Ellen White
Earle Albert Rowell 20 Mar 1881 29 Jun 1962 81 Authored: "Prophecy Speaks" 1933
Henry Lester Rudy 28 Jun 1901 5 Mar 1982 80 Authored: "Back to God" 1958
         
Arthur E. Sanderson 30 Jan 1881 2 Oct 1962 81 Assistant Home Missionary Secretary, SDA General Conference; Pastor & Evangelist, Atlantic Union Conference
Arthur Whitefield Spalding 24 Jan 1877 21 Dec 1953 76 Founder, Home Commission, SDA General Conference; Author: "Footprints of the Pioneers" 1947
 Robert Spangler 22 May 1922 19 Sep 1997 75 Director, SDA General Conference Ministerial Association
William Ambrose Spicer 19 Dec 1865 17 Oct 1952 86 President, SDA General Conference 1922-1930
Virginia Duffie Steinweg 25 Oct 1913 12 Feb 2003 89 Language Teacher; Overseas Missionary; authored: Without Fear or Favor: the Life of M. L. Andreasen
Kenneth A. Strand 18 Sep 1927 9 Dec 1997 70 Professor of Church History and New Testament, SDA Theological Seminary
         
Clifton Lindley Taylor 31 Jul 1882 28 May 1963 80 Pastor; Author: "Online Studies from the Testimonies" 5th ed rev. 1955
Wayne Putney Thurber 26 Jul 1923 2 Jan 1990 66 Youth Evangelist; Baritone Singer
Julius Lafayette Tucker 5 Apr 1895 28 Feb 1989 93 Founded "The Quiet Hour" on radio 1935; on TV 1949
LaVerne Tucker 24 Apr 1922 18 Feb 2001 78 Speaker "The Quiet Hour" 1985-1993
         
George E. Vandeman 21 Oct 1916 3 Nov 2000 84 Founded "It Is Written" on TV 1956; Speaker 1956-1991
Alfred Felix Vaucher 18 Mar 1887 22 May 1993 106 Professor of Religion, Adventist Seminar at Collonges, France; Church Historian; Author
         
Charles Elliott Weniger 22 Oct 1896 23 Nov 1964 68 Dean, SDA Theological Seminary
Arthur Lacey White 6 Oct 1907 12 Jan 1991 83 Secretary, Ellen G. White Estate 1937-1978; grandson of James & Ellen White
Ellen Gould Harmon White 26 Nov 1827 16 Jul 1915 87 Co-founder, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1863
James Springer White 4 Aug 1821 6 Aug 1881 60 Co-founder, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1863; President SDA General Conference 1865-1867, 1869-1871, 1874-1880
Francis McLellan Wilcox 1865 1951 86 Chairman, Ellen G. White Board of Trustees 1915-1922 & 1938-1944; Editor, "Review & Herald" magazine
         
Jean Zurcher 30 Nov 1918 28 Jan 2003 84 Secretary, SDA Euro-Africa Division; Director, Adventist Seminary at Collonges, France 1960-1970

Along the Way: Visit these Sites!  

 

Adventist Pioneer Library (Fred Bischoff et al)

American Relgious Town Hall Meeting (founded by Bishop Albert Leiske)

Archives Historiques de l'Adventisme en Europe

Archives du Campus Adventiste du Saleve

Nathan Greene (Illustrator; Artist)

Joe Melashenko family

 

Famous SDA's

International Adventist Musicians Association (IAMA)

Profiles: College and University Dialogue

SDA Obituary Index (from the SDA Periodical Index)

 


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