Alfred Cooper

(1867-1945). One of the pioneer Seventh-day Adventist workers in Mexico. He was born in England but later lived in the United States. After working as a colporteur for a while, he studied at Battle Creek College. In 1893 he married Lillian Froom, who had been a Bible instructor in the Illinois Conference. The two completed a nursing course at Battle Creek, then joined the first group of SDA workers in Mexico and helped to open a mission at Guadalajara; he, by assisting in the medical work, and his wife, by teaching the mission school. In 1898 they went to Mexico City, where they taught nursing at a government hospital for a while. In 1904 Lillian Cooper died. Later Cooper engaged in self-supporting work in Mexico, and operated a cannery at Mexico City. He died in California in his seventy-...

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

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