Hampton Cottrell

(1852-1940). Evangelist, administrator. After attending Battle Creek College, he engaged in business (1877-1885), and then opened a city mission in Cleveland, Ohio. Then for three years he was superintendent of the Maritime Mission (Canada), for two years, an evangelist in New England, and for five years, president of the Atlantic Union Conference. During that period, he also represented the General Conference at numerous meetings in Europe, and assisted in the removal of the denominational headquarters to Washington, D.C. Following this, he was president of the Pacific Union (1905-1910), the Western Oregon Conference (1912-1922), and the North Pacific Union (1922-1923). Because of serious illness, he was forced in 1925 to take up less active work.

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

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