George Greer

(1895-1967). Musician and teacher. Born in California, he was reared in a Christian home and educated at Pacific Union College. In 1917 he was married to Hazel McElhany, and after further education was called to teach music at Lodi Academy. In 1926 the family returned to Pacific Union College, where Greer formed and toured with the first a cappella choir to be organized in any Seventh-day Adventist college. During his career he served at Washington Missionary College, Atlantic Union College, Avondale College, and the SDA Theological Seminary. In 1943 he took a three-year leave from teaching to work with the Voice of Prophecy radiobroadcast. In 1956 he returned to Pacific Union College, where he taught voice and conducted the choirs until his retirement in 1960, at which time the college bo...

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

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