August Swedberg

(1857-1926). Editor, evangelist, and teacher. He was the son of a former Baptist minister in Iowa and became a Seventh-day Adventist in his youth. He attended Battle Creek College in its earlier years. He had such a thirst for knowledge that when it became necessary for him to leave college for a year to teach public school, he kept up with his studies so that when he returned he continued the course with his classmates. At the invitation of James White, Swedberg joined the staff of the Review and Herald. He later served as editor of Swedish language church and missionary periodicals for more than 30 years, and also edited a health journal and a newspaper for a time. During the same period he translated many denominational books and pamphlets into Swedish and did most of the compiling for ...

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

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