Jesse Marshall

(1888-1960). Educator and administrator in Latin America. It appears that he grew up in a Seventh-day Adventist family, but did not join the church until he heard a public appeal by Ellen White. Upon conversion he determined to devote his life to missionary service, and enrolled in the ministerial course at Emmanuel Missionary College. In 1914 he became a teacher of history and dean of men at Southern Training School. After this school was succeeded by Southern Junior College, he retained his positions for another two years, until 1918. After graduating from Emmanuel Missionary College in 1919, he went to South America as president and business manager of the River Plate Junior College in Argentina. He was ordained in 1929. In 1934, after 15 years as president of the college, he went to th...

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

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