William Hilliard

(1888-1971). Missionary and treasurer. He was born in South Dakota and graduated as a nurse from the Glendale Sanitarium in California. In 1916 he married a classmate, Jessie Allen, and that summer they sailed for China, where he assisted in establishing our first medical institution in Shanghai. He spent a total of 46 years in overseas service to the church. This included various capacities of service, but was predominantly in the field of finance. Included also were three and a half years in Japanese concentration camps.

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

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