Chester Schneider

(1892-1956). Physician, missionary. He was baptized in 1912, and in 1917 was graduated from Clinton Theological Seminary. On completing a medical missionary course in the College of Medical Evangelists in 1922, he began his missionary career in Brazil. After 12 years of service in various positions, he entered the Rio de Janeiro School of Medicine and Surgery, and was graduated in 1938. He took postgraduate work at the College of Medical Evangelists and in 1941 became director of the Clínica Liberdade in São Paulo. From 1942 until the time of his death he was director of the SDA hospital in Rio de Janeiro, first in Santa Tereza, and from 1948, with interruptions, in the Hospital Silvestre. In order to facilitate his medical work he became a Brazilian citizen.

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

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