Ellet Waggoner

(1855-1916). Editor, minister, physician. He was born in Baraboo, Wisconsin, attended Battle Creek College in the earliest years of the institution, and obtained a medical degree from the Bellevue Medical College, New York City. He served on the staff of the Battle Creek Sanitarium for a few years. However, since his heart was in evangelism, he left the practice of medicine and entered the ministry. In 1884 he worked at Pacific Press as assistant editor of the Signs of the Times under the tutelage of his father, J. H. Waggoner, the editor in chief. Two years later (1886) he and A. T. Jones became editors of the paper. This post Waggoner held until May 1891. In 1888 he and A. T. Jones gave a memorable series of sermons on righteousness by faith in the General Conference session in Minneapol...

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

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