Jules Robert

(1864-1955). Swiss administrator. He was born in Switzerland, and at the age of 20 was baptized at Battle Creek, Michigan. From 1884 to 1888 he worked at the Review and Herald publishing house and then went with H. P. Holser to Europe, where he served on managing boards of the Basel publishing house and the Institut Sanitaire. He was married in 1890 to Elise Vuilleumier, for many years a matron of the Lake Geneva Sanitarium. In 1896 he helped to establish the Hamburg publishing house. Afterward he managed the publishing house at Gland (Société Internationale de Traités, 1902-1911), served as secretary-treasurer of the Latin Union (1902-1916), and managed the PHAG health food factory (1908-1921) and the Lake Geneva Sanitarium (La Lignière, 1908-1926). He retired from active administrati...

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

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