L. Hoopes

(1859-1925). Educator, editor, missionary. He was educated at the University of Nebraska and taught there and at other schools for several years before accepting the Seventh-day Adventist faith in 1882. He began work for the church as an evangelist, was ordained in 1885, and was elected president of the Nebraska Conference in 1889. Shortly afterward he taught Bible at Union College, and later served as secretary of the General Conference for four years (1897-1901). He was president of Union College from 1901 to 1904, and for some time served as coeditor of the Christian Record (a braille magazine) before going to Australia, where he served in educational work for nearly nine years. Returning to the United States, he was Bible teacher at Graysville Academy and then principal of Oak Park Aca...

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

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