David Rees

(1871-1949). Educator, editor. After graduating from Battle Creek College in 1895, he became secretary-treasurer of the Oklahoma Conference. Successively he was head of the English Department at Union College (1897-1905), at Mount Vernon College (1905-1910), and at Walla Walla College (1915-1917); principal of Forest Home Academy (1910-1913), and Campion Academy (1917-1919). From 1919 to 1927 he was educational secretary of the Central Union Conference. When partial deafness necessitated that he change his work, he became manager of the Christian Record Benevolent Association, and through his energetic leadership did much to develop this publishing institution dedicated to the service of the visually impaired.

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

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