Daniel Kress

KRESS, DANIEL HARTMAN (1862-1956) and LAURETTA (EBY) (1863-1955). Physicians. Kress was born in Ontario, Canada, and Lauretta in Michigan. They married in 1884, took their medical training together in the University of Michigan, and graduated in 1894. They had three children and adopted and educated 11 others. Before becoming a Seventh-day Adventist (1887), Daniel Kress had been a Baptist minister in Michigan. After a period of service at the Battle Creek Sanitarium, the Kresses went to England in 1898 to establish Seventh-day Adventist medical work there. The first year they gave lectures, began health schools, and started a magazine called Life and Health, which was published for nearly a year. Appointed to Australia in 1900, they laid the foundation for a strong medical work there. Afte...

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

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