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Noah Wilson Allee was an effective church leader in the South and Upper Midwest of the United States.
Karl Frederick Ambs, not to be confused with his uncle, Karl Friedrich Ambs (1884–1967), was an educator, business manager, missionary to Africa, and an assistant treasurer of the General Conference.
Alfred Sherman DePuy Baird was an architect who supervised construction of buildings for denominational institutions in Michigan and Washington, D.C.
Joseph Baker, an ordained Methodist minister who joined the Millerite movement around 1843, was for a few years prominent in the early development of Sabbatarian Adventism.
Joseph Clarke was one of the most influential Adventist laypersons in the nineteenth century. A gifted writer who published hundreds of articles in denominational periodicals, he was a radical reformer who advocated for the abolition of slavery, equal rights and righteous voting, among many other reforms.
Wolcott Hackley Littlejohn served the Seventh-day Adventist Church during its early years as an influential writer, speaker, and administrator. Throughout these years of service, Littlejohn had from near to total blindness and accomplished his work through the eyes and hands of various assistants.
The Review and Herald Literary Society was established in response to challenges that arose in the publishing work in the 1860s and early 1870s.
Though various forms of shorthand have existed since the fourth century B.C., Englishman Isaac Pitman invented modern shorthand in 1837. At this time, Pitman introduced the world to phonography–a word that combines two Greek words (phóné and graphé) and literally means, “sound writing.”