Henry Schuberth

(1868-1961). Administrator. He was born into a family of well-to-do music publishers in Hamburg, Germany. Being rather frail in health, he decided to leave for the United States to become a farmer. Arriving in Salem, Oregon, in 1888, he hired out to work for a farmer to obtain some needed experience before investing in a farm. This farmer and his family were Seventh-day Adventists, and through their influence Schuberth accepted the SDA faith. At his first camp meeting he met Ellen White and also visited her home in California. On her advice he went to Battle Creek College as student and teacher. After further studies in Germany he came back to the United States to teach in the German Department of Union College. In 1894 Schuberth was invited to head the newly established training school in...

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

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