Walter Knox

(1858-1931). Administrator, General Conference treasurer. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At the age of 21 he was converted and joined the Methodist Church. He became a Seventh-day Adventist in 1889 in California and almost immediately entered denominational employment. As early as 1894 he is listed as an ordained minister. From 1897 to 1900 he was president of the California Conference. At the 1901 General Conference session he was elected president of the newly organized Pacific Union Conference when it comprised all California, Nevada, Utah, Alaska, the Hawaiian Islands, and Mexico, which position he held until 1904. In 1905 and 1906 he served as president again of the California Conference (called the California-Nevada Conference in the 1905 and 1906 Yearbooks). Being a keen b...

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

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