Hiram Goodrich

(1849-1933). Missionary to Central America. He was the son of a Baptist minister, and was instructed in Seventh-day Adventist beliefs in the home of his future wife. He was baptized in 1870. He attended Battle Creek College in 1873, married Anna Elizabeth Hafer in 1874, and in 1887 began his service for the church as tract and missionary director in Michigan. In 1892 he was licensed to preach, and in 1894 was ordained to the ministry. In 1900 he went to Central America as superintendent of the Central American Mission, with headquarters in the Bay Islands. From 1902 to 1907 he was in charge of work in Spanish and British Honduras, and from 1907 until 1914 he was president of West Caribbean Conference. When he became too old to carry the responsibilities of executive work, he settled on the...

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

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