Clarence Crisler

(1877-1936). Secretary, mission administrator. He was born in Brooklyn, Iowa, and was reared in a Seventh-day Adventist home, his parents having accepted the SDA faith when he was 5 years old. He graduated from the Orlando, Florida, high school in 1892 and later taught in the Seventh-day Adventist academy in Graysville, Tennessee. He was baptized in 1893. For two years (1895-1897) he attended Battle Creek College. The next three or four years he worked in the General Conference office in Battle Creek as private secretary for such leaders as O. A. Olsen, G. A. Irwin, and A. G. Daniells. In July 1901 he began working for Ellen White in her Elmshaven office in California and continued there until one year after her death in 1915. In 1916, while accompanying A. G. Daniells, the president of th...

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

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