William Healey

(1847-1932). Evangelist, administrator. In 1874 he began preaching in California and for many years was an able and successful evangelist. Sent in 1885 to Honolulu, he followed up the interest created by the literature distribution of his friend Abram La Rue, and baptized the first Adventist believers in the islands. From 1894 to 1897 he was president of the North Pacific Union Conference. The rest of his working life he preached in the Western states and for a number of years was religious liberty secretary of the Southern California Conference.

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

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