Andrew Stewart

(1881-1975). Pioneer missionary and administrator. Andrew Stewart’s parents became Seventh-day Adventists in 1887 through the ministry of M. C. Israel. In 1894 Mr. Stewart, Sr., attended the first SDA camp meeting in Australia. In 1903 Andrew left the family farm in Wychitella, Victoria, for the Avondale School for Christian Workers (Avondale College), where he completed a four-year missionary course. His first appointment was as an evangelist in Melbourne, Victoria. In 1907 he married Emily Jean Stephen, a teacher. The same year he accepted an appointment as teacher and principal of the Buresala Training School in Ovalau, Fiji. The school, later to be transported to the largest of the Fiji Islands and renamed Fulton College, was the chief training center for SDA workers in the South Pac...

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

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