Sands Lane

(1844-1906). Evangelist. He was employed as a youth in the printshop of the Review and Herald, but in 1869 joined his brother, E. B. Lane, in evangelistic work in Indiana. Some years later (1877) he became president of the Indiana Conference. Called to England in 1885, he engaged in evangelistic work in England and for a time in Ireland. He was president of the New York (1889-1895, 1903-1906), Illinois (1895-1899), and Southern Illinois conferences (1902-1903). He was president of the board of the Seventh-day Adventist Publishing Association (1899-1900), and also of the board of trustees of the General Conference Association (1901-1903).

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