Jules Rey

(1883-1962). Swiss evangelist and administrator in Switzerland, France, and North Africa. He had received six years of elementary education and two years of secondary schooling before his conversion to the Seventh-day Adventist faith in 1900. After attending schools for church workers in Geneva and Paris in 1901 and 1902, he began service as an evangelist. In 1910 he was ordained. In 1921 he married Juliette Longhi. From 1920 to 1923 he was president of the French Conference. In 1923 he became leader of the French-Swiss Conference, and in 1928 went to direct the North African Union Mission. In 1936 he returned to Switzerland and served as a minister there.

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

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