Roman Senson

(1901-1983). Educator, evangelist. Born in the Philippines, he was the first convert of the first mission academy in the islands. He served as academy teacher, evangelist, and educational and young people’s secretary. He was the first master guide in the Philippines and became the first Filipino academy principal. After completing a five-year course through Home Study Institute, he was ordained to the ministry. He served as the first religious liberty secretary of the Philippine Union and became dean of the school of theology at Philippine Union College. In retirement he continued to serve as dean of the School of Liberal Arts. He and his wife, Josefa, eventually retired to Hot Springs, Arkansas, where he died.

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

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