Frederick Griggs

(1867-1952). Educator and administrator. He was educated at Battle Creek College, the University of Buffalo, and Washington Missionary College. He married Blanche Eggleston in 1892. While principal of the preparatory school of Battle Creek College (1890-1899), he strongly advocated the establishing of a teacher-training school, and became the first head of such a school connected with Seventh-day Adventist colleges (1896). He was principal of South Lancaster Academy (1899-1907), and at different times chair or secretary of the General Conference Department of Education (1903-1910, 1915-1918). From 1910 to 1914 he was president of Union College, and later of Emmanuel Missionary College (1918-1925). He served overseas as field secretary (1925-1930) and then president (1931-1936) of the Far E...

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

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