Leon Caviness

(1884-1955). Educator, departmental secretary, editor. Educated in Battle Creek, the University of Michigan, the University of Nebraska, and George Washington University (Ph.D.), he taught languages at Union College (1906-1913). Later he was professor of Greek at Washington Missionary Seminary (1913-1915), assistant and later associate editor of the Review and Herald (1915-1920), departmental secretary of the Latin Union (1920-1924), director of the Seminaire Adventiste du Salève (1921-1922), Sabbath school and educational secretary of the European Division (1924-1928) and of the Southern European Division (1928-1932), and professor of biblical languages at Pacific Union College from 1932 until his retirement in 1952.

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

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