Margaret Hetzell

(1917-1978). Departmental director, writer. Born in New Jersey, she accepted the Seventh-day Adventist message as a teenager. She was encouraged by Pastor Horace Shaw to attend Washington Missionary College, where she worked her way through in the proofroom of the College Press. Her first work with the church was in the proofroom at the Review and Herald Publishing Association. Her hobby of photography came to the attention of the General Conference Bureau of Public Relations, predecessor of the Communication Department, and in 1951 she became a staff member of the bureau. In 1954 she became assistant director and in 1962 associate director. At the General Conference session in 1975 she assumed the responsibilities of director of the department. Hetzell wrote scores of articles for SDA pub...

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

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