Otto Bernstein

(1874-1965). Evangelist, teacher, administrator. After hearing Ellen White and other speakers at the 1888 General Conference session, he was inspired to become an evangelist. He enrolled in Union College during 1891, its opening year, and became known as an orator. He became a minister in the Minnesota Conference and was called to evangelism in England. Back in the United States he conducted a total of 77 major evangelistic campaigns during terms of service in Pennsylvania, Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska. He was the first principal of Maplewood Academy, where he also taught Bible. He served as president of the New Jersey Conference and the Southern California Conference. During 1934 Bernstein was in charge of a booth at the World’s Fair in Chicago, where the worldwide work of the church ...

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

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