Alexander Carey

(1882-1970). Treasurer and manager. A native of London, he was among the first 12 to gain a scholarship from London County Council to Sir Walter St. John College. In 1915 he was introduced to the Seventh-day Adventist message through a tent campaign. When the tent burned to the ground, Carey opened his home for the meetings and soon after took his stand for the truth. In 1920 he went to Stanborough Park, Watford, beginning denominational service as treasurer in Granose Foods, Ltd. He then served as manager of the Stanborough Sanitarium for a brief period before transferring to the Stanborough College as manager in 1925. Three years later he was asked to serve as secretary-treasurer of the British Union Conference, which position he held for 22 years. When he was nearing 70, he became honor...

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

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