Edwin Butz

(1864-1956). Missionary to Pitcairn and Tonga islands, pastor, teacher, and conference administrator. In 1895 he, his wife, and their daughter sailed on the Pitcairn as missionaries to Pitcairn Island. Later he pioneered Seventh-day Adventist work in the Tonga Islands. From 1906 on he worked in Australia, serving as vice president or president of the South Australian, Tasmanian, Queensland, and West Australian conferences successively. Later he was preceptor and teacher of Bible and home nursing at the Australasian Missionary College, and still later he pastored churches in northern New Zealand and southern Australia. His daughter, Alma, married Norman Wiles, who pioneered SDA work in the New Hebrides.

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

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