David Voth

(1875-1968). Chaplain, evangelist, administrator, pastor. He was a native of South Dakota and a graduate of Union College. He served the church for two years in South Dakota and then took nurse’s training in Battle Creek. After his marriage to Albertina Boo, the couple accepted a call to Switzerland, where he became chaplain of Basel Sanitarium. Later he worked as an evangelist in Germany until ill health forced his return to the homeland. In Oklahoma he engaged in conference work and then served as president of the conference for four years. This was followed by evangelistic work in Chicago and Colorado and a five-year term as president of the North Texas Conference. He was called to the Pacific Union as home missionary secretary, which position he held for 11 years, until he was electe...

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

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