Glenn Calkins

(1889-1962). Evangelist and conference administrator. When he accepted the Seventh-day Adventist faith in 1919 he gave up business interests and entered Pacific Union College to prepare for the ministry. After a period in evangelistic work, he became business manager of the Loma Linda Sanitarium. He served successively as vice president of the Southern California Conference (1927), president of Southeastern California Conference (1927-1930), comptroller of the College of Medical Evangelists (1931-1934), president of the Pacific Union Conference (1933-1941), president of the Inter-American Division (1941-1947, 1951-1954), and a General Conference field secretary (1955-1958).

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

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