Wolcott Littlejohn

(1834-1916). Minister, author. He was educated at Kalamazoo College and the University of Michigan, but left the latter in his sophomore year because of an infection in the eyes, which left him totally blind 15 years later. He became a Seventh-day Adventist in 1866, later entered the ministry, and was appointed pastor of Battle Creek Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1883. Shortly afterward he served as president of Battle Creek College (1883-1885). From that time on he devoted himself chiefly to writing on biblical subjects. Numerous articles for denominational papers, tracts, and pamphlets came from his pen. He was on the committee that prepared the articles (1882) that were the forerunner of a church manual. He was the author of The Coming Conflict, Rome in Prophecy, and other works. In t...

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