Notable Seventh-day Adventist minister who was the longest serving President of the General Conference, the governing organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
He converted to the Seventh-day Adventist faith when he was ten years old.
He was one the pioneers of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific.
He was married to Mary Ellen Hoyt.
Like Mary Baker Eddy, he was a leader of a Christian denomination.