George Amadon

(1832-1913). Publishing house worker. He was educated at Oberlin College, joined the Review and Herald office when it was in Rochester, New York, and moved with it to Battle Creek in 1855. For 50 years he served the publishing house in various capacities, such as typesetter, foreman in charge of the foreign language publications, and part-time, then full-time, editor of the Youth’s Instructor (1858-1864). After the Review and Herald plant was destroyed by fire in 1902, he was for several years visiting pastor of the Battle Creek church, and was ordained when 72 years of age.

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