Warren Kneeland

(1867-1943). Missionary to Central America. Born into a pioneer Seventh-day Adventist family in Michigan, he attended Battle Creek College and was given a license to preach in 1890. In 1892 he married Mary E. Benton. The next year he was ordained to the ministry and went to British Guiana to organize SDA work there. Three years later an illness in the family forced their return to the United States, where he worked two or three years in the Dakota Conference. In 1901 he went to Trinidad as superintendent of the field and pioneered the work in Tobago and Grenada. From 1907 to 1909 he was president of the Jamaica Conference. Returning to the United States, he preached in Michigan, West Virginia, and New Jersey. In 1914 he was called to the presidency of the West Caribbean Conference, and dur...

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

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