Grace Amadon

(1872-1945). Teacher, bacteriologist, and research worker, daughter of G. W. Amadon. Educated at Battle Creek College and the American Medical Missionary College, she taught Greek, Latin, mathematics, and music in Claremont Union College, South Africa, from 1893 to 1900, and biology in the Chicago Veterinary College from 1907 to 1911. During 25 years of caring for her invalid mother, she worked as a bacteriologist in a public health laboratory, did technical illustrating, and carried on research in biblical chronology. Beginning in 1939 she was employed as a researcher by the General Conference.

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