D. E. Robinson

(1879-1957). Secretary, compiler, editor. He was born in Washington, New Hampshire, the second son of Asa T. and Loretta Farnsworth Robinson. At the age of about 7, while his parents were working in the Southern New England Conference, Dores went out on his own initiative and sold copies of the Signs of the Times. In 1891 his parents went to South Africa, but he and his brother remained at South Lancaster until Claremont Union (now Helderberg) College was established near Cape Town. Traveling out with G. B. Thompson in 1893, Dores rejoined his family, and they spent four years together. In 1897 Dores sailed for Scotland to take the medical course, while his parents went to Australia. The following year he joined them in Melbourne, where he continued his medical studies for a time. On the a...

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

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