Percy Christian

(1907-1989). Educator, administrator. Born in Salt Lake City, he began his teaching career at Broadview Academy in Illinois. Later he taught history at Pacific Union College and at Walla Walla College, where he was chair of the department for nine years. He served as academic dean of Pacific Union College before assuming the presidency of that school. Later he became president of Emmanuel Missionary and Walla Walla colleges. He continued teaching in retirement and served with his second wife, Ellen Gibson, in Taiwan.

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

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