Siegfried Kotz

(1915-1967). Physician, medical administrator, and secretary. He was born in Africa of missionary parents and his childhood years were spent there and in Switzerland and Germany. When he was 10 the family moved to the United States, where the influence of denominational schools led him to Loma Linda University, from which he graduated as an M.D. in 1940. He was in general practice in Maryland for several years and served on the staff of the Washington Sanitarium and Hospital. Then he and his wife, the former Ethel Carr, and their children left for Africa, where he served at the Malamulo Hospital and Leprosarium at Malawi and then at Kendu Hospital at Kendu Bay, Kenya. During this time he was ordained to the ministry. In 1961 the family returned to the United States, where he earned a maste...

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

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