Harry Lysinger

(1884-1966). Departmental secretary and administrator. He began his denominational work in 1906 as a colporteur in Missouri, where he entered the ministry in 1907. He was asked to serve as publishing secretary in the Wyoming Conference in 1908, but returned to the ministry in the Missouri Conference in 1909, where he continued until 1912. For the next five years he labored in Nebraska and northern California, and from 1917 to 1920 he served as president of the Intermountain Conference. Following this, he was home missionary secretary of the Central Union Conference for four years. In 1925 he became president of the Tennessee River Conference, which position he held until 1932, when he was called to the same position in the Georgia-Cumberland Conference. From 1937 to 1943 he was president o...

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