Sidney Rittenhouse

(1886-1974). Pastor, departmental secretary, administrator. A native of South Dakota, he received his education at Mount Ellis Academy in Montana and at Walla Walla College in the state of Washington. After graduating, he entered the literature ministry and soon became publishing secretary for the North Pacific Union. In 1913 he married Lillie M. Nelson. Two years later he began work as a pastor and served in this capacity in several locations in Washington and Michigan for the next eight years. In 1926 he was elected president of the Illinois Conference, where he served five years. Following this he served in a pastoral capacity in many communities in the eastern United States, retiring in 1951.

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

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