Franklin Perry

(1876-1961). Pioneer Seventh-day Adventist missionary in Peru. He was educated at Union College, taught in the public schools for a number of years, then joined the tract society staff of the Dakota Conference in 1899. He was ordained in 1902 or 1903. When in 1905 the South Dakota Conference offered to support a missionary in Peru, it sent Perry to begin SDA work in that country. After four years he was compelled to return to the United States to regain his health. He reentered ministerial work and became president of the Manitoba Conference in 1910. The next year he returned to South America and headed successively the Uruguay Mission, and the Chile and Argentina conferences. In 1922 he took charge of the South Mexican Mission. When his wife died several months after the move to Mexico, h...

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

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