George Schubert

(1869-1943). Evangelist, administrator. He was born in Potsdam, Germany, and in his youth joined the Methodist Church. Soon thereafter he met Emil Frauchiger, a German-speaking Swiss book evangelist, through whose influence he became a Seventh-day Adventist. Sensing the call of God to the gospel ministry, he received his first ministerial license about 1897 and with his young bride went to work in Bremen, Germany. He was soon recognized as a successful evangelist. In 1903, when the Rhenish-Prussian Conference was organized, he became its president. Late in 1907 or early in 1908 Schubert was appointed president of the East German Conference, where he served until 1912, when he became president of the Saxon Conference. From 1914 to 1926 he served as president of the Central European Union Co...

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

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