Edgar Brooks

(1886-1957). Missionary editor, pastor, and teacher in Argentina. He was born in Plymouth, England, and was converted when about 14 years old. Three years later, in 1903, he began to work at the Caterham Sanitarium as a bellboy. Later he worked as an apprentice typesetter and proofreader at the SDA publishing house in London. From 1904 to 1906 he attended the mission training college there, then worked as a proofreader at the Stanborough Press, and afterward as assistant editor (1908-1911). In 1910-1911 he attended the missionary training college at Watford, England. The next year he accepted a position as a private tutor in Arequipa, Peru. During the four years he spent in that country he engaged in considerable missionary work, organizing a Sabbath school and preaching in Spanish. In 191...

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

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