Leon Henry Gardiner was an early American missionary who served in the eastern and southern Caribbean for more than 20 years as educator, evangelist, pastor, and administrator in the Caribbean and Dutch Unions from the late 1920s to the late 1940s. He and his wife pioneered Seventh-day Adventism in the very difficult early times across the Inter-American Division.
Philip Giddings was one of the earliest of the pioneering Caribbean Adventist missionaries and was among the earliest Caribbean students to study nursing at the Battle Creek Sanitarium and graduate from Battle Creek College.
Eric Sylvester Greaves was a pioneering Caribbean mission field secretary, evangelist, minister, union secretary, and conference president.
Timothy Sylvester Greaves was a leader in the medical fields of histopathology and cytopathology, and he became an inspiration to many in the Caribbean and beyond for his vision and contributions to Christian Adventist education.
Christopher McClennan Greenidge was a pioneering Barbadian colporteur and lay evangelist who established numerous churches and companies.
Hamilton, Roderick S. J. (1886–1968) and Inez (Casebeer) (1888–1965)
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Roderick Sydney James Hamilton was the third president and longest serving president of the East Caribbean Training School (now University of the Southern Caribbean) located in the British Caribbean colony of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists is one of the thirteen world divisions of the Seventh-day Adventists. The IAD is comprised of Mexico, Central America, the five northernmost countries of South America, and the Islands of the Caribbean. Its headquarters is in Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
Lucy Mae Kum was a pioneering Guyanese student, college instructor, and Department of Business chairperson at Caribbean Union College (now the University of the Southern Caribbean) in Trinidad for 30 years.
Joseph Hermanus Warrington Laurence was a pioneering Caribbean evangelist who worked primarily across the American South.
Percy Wilfred Manuel was a Canadian educator, pastor, and administrator who served as president of both Caribbean Union College (now University of the Southern Caribbean) in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and Kingsway College in Ontario, Canada.
Victor Hugh McEachrane was known as a pioneering Caribbean evangelist and Adventist speaker.
Eric Murray was a Caribbean church administrator whose leadership office and administrative church work spanned over 50 years of service, beginning in 1942 while he was still a student and continuing until 1995, during which time he served as conference and union secretary-treasurer and president, chairperson of a college board of trustees, and an author of narratives that examined church history at a time when nationals had begun to replace missionaries in these positions.
Milton Elmer Nebblett was a dynamic Honduran evangelist, pastor, and administrator who served most notably in the eastern Caribbean and in the state of Maryland in the United States for almost 50 years. He served as pastor of congregations in the Southern California and Allegheny East Conferences. In the early to mid-1970s, he worked for the American government as an advisor to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the coordination and distribution of food in Vietnam during the country’s war years.
Norman Arnaud Bradley Niles was a trailblazing Caribbean Adventist attorney who served as a distinguished Barbadian jurist, community activist for the dispossessed, and voice for religious liberty.
William Adolphus Osborne was a leading pioneering Caribbean Adventist educator and administrator who worked and inspired Adventist youth for more than 40 years between 1930 and 1975.
George Edward Peters was one of the leading pioneering evangelists, urban pastors, and church administrators between 1908 and 1953, serving the predominantly African American believers. Elder Peters was the first Caribbean born Adventist leader to serve his church at its headquarters serving as the director of the Negro (Colored/Regional) department between 1941 and 1953.
Clarence L. Powers was the sixth and last American-born president of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists and he held that position between 1962 and 1970. Powers was also the religious liberty secretary for the division, one of the most challenging positions in the division at the time. His next assignment was as president of the Euro-African Division from 1970 to 1975, and he served as a vice-president of the General Conference for 13 years.
Grant Alonzo Roberts was a pioneering missionary, evangelist, pastor, church administrator, and the second president of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists from 1936 to 1941.
Arthur Harry Roth was the fifth president of the Inter-American Division (1954-1962).
Arthur Randolph Tucker was a leading missionary educator and administrator. He was the sixth principal and first president of Caribbean Union College (now the University of the Southern Caribbean), serving between 1944 and 1950 in Trinidad. Arthur and his wife Florence, who was a teacher, served in the United States, Japan, Korea, and Trinidad.