Arthur Selmon

(1877-1931). One of the early Seventh-day Adventist missionaries to China, physician, evangelist, educator, editor, and administrator. A graduate of the American Medical Missionary College in the class of 1902, he went to China in 1903 in company with three other physicians (his wife, née Bertha Loveland, and H. W. and Maude Miller), all of whom were his classmates, to open Seventh-day Adventist work in central and north China. He himself arranged for the first-year expenses of his mission. He was ordained the next year. Until 1910 Dr. Selmon engaged in medical and evangelistic work in Honan Province, serving as superintendent of the North China Mission Field from 1906. Later, in succession, he took charge of the publishing house at Shanghai and edited the Chinese Signs of the Times; dire...

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

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