Floyd Rittenhouse

(1905-1993). Teacher, administrator. Born in Montana, the oldest in a family of seven children, he attended church school and academy at Mount Ellis Academy, graduating in 1922. After two years at Walla Walla College, he completed his bachelor’s degree at Emmanuel Missionary College (now Andrews University) as president of his class in 1928. His early career was as teacher and dean of boys at Sutherlin Academy in Oregon and at Mount Vernon Academy in Ohio. He was the first principal of Takoma Academy in Maryland, from 1933 to 1938. He once said that at one time or another he had taught every class and held every position a Seventh-day Adventist academy has except dean of girls and home economics instructor. He was registrar at Southern Missionary College (now Southern College) from 1938 ...

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

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