Charles Jones

(1850-1936). Publishing house manager. Previous to joining the Review and Herald at Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1871 and running the first power press operated by the Seventh-day Adventist denomination, he had worked as state printer in Manchester, New Hampshire. In 1879 he became an assistant in the Pacific Publishing plant in Oakland, California, and later, manager, and held that position except for a brief period of retirement until 1933. He directed the removal of the press to Mountain View, California, in 1904, retired briefly from the institution, but when the building burned to the ground in 1906 he returned as manager at the urgent request of Ellen White and the press leaders. In addition to his administrative work, he led in establishing publishing work in England and Canada. Jones...

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

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