Judson Washburn

(1863-1955). Ordained minister. He entered the ministry alongside his father, C. A. Washburn, in 1884. In 1890 he moved to Washington, D.C., where the work was just opening. From 1891 to 1902 he served as an evangelist in England and Wales while the church’s presence was in its infancy in those countries. There is evidence that British Adventism may not have survived but for his contribution as a powerful evangelist. After leaving England, he returned to the United States to work again in Washington, D.C. In 1903 Washburn played a leading part in the transfer of denominational headquarters from Battle Creek to Washington. From 1906 to 1923 he worked in several conferences in the eastern and central states. Subsequently, he moved again to Washington, D.C. He was well known in America and ...

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

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