Roger Holley

(1914-1985). Missionary, evangelist. Born in Michigan, he graduated from Washington Missionary College in 1939. He went immediately to the Far East, where he served briefly in Japan before the outbreak of World War II, then went on to the Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia). He escaped from there on the last ship out in 1941, narrowly missing being sunk by a German U-boat. Returning to the United States, he served as pastor-evangelist in the Iowa and Carolina conferences from 1942 to 1954. He was married to Joan Bollman in 1944. In 1954 he joined the Fordyce Detamore evangelistic team in the Texas Conference as campaign manager. In 1958 he entered full-time evangelism, serving in several conferences. In 1974 he went to the Afro-Mideast Division as evangelist. One eight-week campaign in Ken...

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

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