Eliza Morton

(1852-1916). Teacher, writer. She began her teaching career at the age of 16 and devoted to it half of her life, at first teaching in the public schools of her native Maine, and later, between 1880 and 1883, serving as head of the normal and commercial departments of Battle Creek College. From 1893 to 1910 she was secretary and treasurer of the Maine Conference and Tract Society. She made an outstanding contribution to the development of SDA work in Maine. From the mid-seventies to the mid-nineties her name appeared often as a contributor on the pages of the Review and Herald, and she contributed to other magazines as well. Her poems were published in collections, and she authored several textbooks on geography.

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

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