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Francis Nichol

(1897-1966). Editor of the Review and Herald for 21 years, minister, and author. He was born at Thirlmere, Australia. His parents, John and Mary Nichol, had become Seventh-day Adventists after reading a stray copy of the Review and Herald . When he was 8 years old the family moved to Loma Linda, California, where his father had been invited to join the pioneer group of workers in the development of the hospital and medical school. He graduated from San Fernando Academy in 1914 and from Pacific Union College in 1920. The preceding year he had married Rose Elizabeth Macklin. Upon graduation Nichol served briefly as pastor in Vallejo, California, and in 1921 became associate editor of the Signs of the Times for six years. Beginning with the General Conference session of 1922 he edited the Gen...

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