Milton Mattison

(1886-1928). Missionary to India. He was born into a family of early Seventh-day Adventists in Texas and was educated at Keene Academy, from which he graduated in 1909 with a normal diploma. For the next two years he taught church school in Oklahoma and then accepted a call to go to India as a self-supporting missionary. He and his wife, whom he had married shortly before, arrived there in 1912. In India he engaged in colporteur work for two years and then in 1914 was ordained to the gospel ministry in Calcutta and sent to open a mission station and a school at Hapur in North India. Later he served as superintendent of the SDA work in the United Provinces and as acting superintendent of the Northwest India Union Mission. However, the overwork and climate undermined his health. He contracte...

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

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