Jean Vuilleumier

(1864-1956). Editor, evangelist, and teacher. He was born at Tramelan, Switzerland, a son of Albert Vuilleumier, one of the early Seventh-day Adventist believers in Europe. Early he determined to devote his life to missionary service, and was baptized in his middle teens. At the age of 19, in 1883, he began his service in the publishing field at the Basel Publishing House, working as secretary, mailing clerk, proofreader, typesetter, translator, and eventually assistant editor of Les Signes des Temps (“The Signs of the Times”). In 1890 he went to the United States, where at first he translated for the International Tract Society and taught Bible in Battle Creek. Later he engaged in evangelistic work in New England. In 1895 he joined the pioneer Seventh-day Adventist workers in South Am...

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