Charles Lewis

(1857-1924). Educator. He was born at Lisbon, New York. At the age of 8 he moved with his parents to a farm at Buck’s Bridge, New York. He began to teach at the age of 16. In 1877 he became a Seventh-day Adventist and the same year entered Battle Creek College, from which he was graduated in 1882. During his last year in college, he taught several classes and served as secretary to Uriah Smith, the editor of the Review and Herald . After graduation he spent the summer canvassing and assisting two evangelists with tent meetings. Then he taught public school for one year. From 1883 to 1887, he taught in Battle Creek College, after which he was called to head the Minneapolis Conference School. In 1890-1891 he studied at Yale University. On leaving Yale, he was invited to teach in Union Coll...

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

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