Charles Westphal

(1890-1965). Missionary physician to Argentina. A native of Wisconsin, Charles, when he was 4 years old, was taken to Argentina, where his father served as the first Seventh-day Adventist minister in South America. He studied in colleges and universities in Chile and graduated from the medical course in 1919. In 1920 he began work as a doctor in the Sanatorio Adventista del Plata, where he worked for 35 years. Besides serving as director of the sanitarium, he worked in the Laboratory and X-ray departments and taught in the School of Nursing. In 1921 he was married to Amalia Schimpf. He took a postgraduate course in the United States and then returned to his work in Argentina. He retired in 1955, but continued as a teacher in the Nursing School and in the Red Cross School of Nursing of Arge...

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

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