Arthur White

(1907-1991). One of seven grandchildren of Ellen G. White, he was an author, minister, and teacher who served for more than 40 years (1937-1978) as secretary of the Ellen G. White Estate. Born Oct. 5, 1907, near St. Helena, California, he was the third son of Mrs. White’s third son, W. C. (Willie) White. Family legend suggests that he was named “Arthur” for Arthur G. Daniells, president of the General Conference, and “Lacey” for H. Camden Lacey, who taught Bible and biblical languages in Australia, the United States, and England. Arthur was only 7 when his grandmother died, but because he’d lived only a short distance from her Elmshaven home, he had often visited her. Even in the midst of her busy schedule of writing and counseling, she would take time to talk with him. Young A...

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

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