Arthur Roth

(1911-1982). Evangelist, administrator. Born in Missouri, he attended school for a while in Canada, then went to Walla Walla College, where he received his degree in theology. He later earned a master’s degree. His first full-time employment was as teacher of the elementary school in Lewiston, Idaho, followed by a year of evangelism in the South Dakota Conference. He married Alice Rosalind Olsen in 1936 and in 1937 was ordained to the gospel ministry. The Roths went to Inter-America, where he served as evangelist in the Panama Conference and as president of the Costa Rica and Nicaragua missions. In 1941 he was invited to serve as director of the Youth and Educational departments of the Inter-American Division, a position he held for eight years. He served as assistant to two presidents o...

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

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