Albert Vuilleumier

(1835-1923). Charter member and elder of the first Seventh-day Adventist church in Europe, evangelist. A citizen of the village of Tramelan, Switzerland, he accepted SDA beliefs through the preaching of M. B. Czechowski about 1867 and became one of the founders of L’Evangile Eternel publishing house (established at Saint-Blaise, Switzerland, by Czechowski) and an elder of the church groups organized in Tramelan, Chaux-de-Fonds, and in the Val de Travers. After Czechowski left Switzerland, Vuilleumier discovered the address of the Review and Herald publishing house, and in 1868 he made the first contact between the Swiss SDA groups and the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. In 1884 he entered the service of the Swiss Conference, and was ordained in 1886. He worked as colporteur...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.