Theodore Oswald

(1891-1970). Missionary and administrator. He was a native of South Dakota whose service to the church spanned 42 years. With his wife, the former Cora Ruth Youngberg, he served as a missionary in Bolivia and Chile. After returning to the United States he became president of the Arizona Conference and also served in the same capacity in the Kentucky-Tennessee Conference. He became home missionary secretary of the Pacific and North Pacific Union conferences, and then was appointed secretary of the General Conference Home Missionary Department.

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

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