Herman Menkel

(1875-1957). Physician, evangelist, and editor. He was born in New York City and spent his childhood in Missouri, where he attended public schools. Beginning in 1893, he canvassed for three years, then, inspired by Dr. David Paulson, decided to devote himself to medical missionary work and enrolled in the nursing course at Battle Creek Sanitarium in 1896. He was married in 1898, and from 1900 to 1903 he and his wife were in charge of treatment rooms in Denver, Colorado, operated by the Colorado Sanitarium. Between 1903 and 1907 he studied medicine at the Denver Homeopathic School of Medicine and shortly after graduation in 1907 went to Calcutta, India, to take charge of the sanitarium there. In 1907 or 1908 he started Mussoorie Sanitarium. In 1910 he founded the Herald of Health magazine a...

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

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