James Springer White

James Springer White

Original Name Harmon
Birth
Palmyra, Somerset County, Maine, USA
Death 6 Aug 1881 (aged 60)
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Burial Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 4484 · View Source
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Co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. James Springer White was the fifth of nine children. At 19 he enrolled at a local school, where he earned a teaching certificate. He briefly taught at an elementary school, then left teaching and become a preacher in 1843. He started a paper which is still published as the "Adventist Review" today; it is a source of communication for the Sabbatarian Adventist movement. He helped manage church publications as president of the Review and Herald Publishing Association. He also served as president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. In 1865 he suffered from a stroke and retired from the ministry. During the summer of 1881, he came down with a fever, sickened, and died.

Bio by: Pete Mohney


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  • Added: 6 Feb 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4484
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Springer White (4 Aug 1821–6 Aug 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4484, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .