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A missionary, teacher, and North American administrator, Granville Henderson Baber was the first ordained Adventist pastor to lead the South American western coast mission.
South American Division Biographies
Vere Fitzroy Chamberlayne was a literature evangelist of English origin. He was converted to Adventism in Patagonia, Argentina, through contact with the canvassing program to which he then dedicated his life.
Claude Dessignet; his wife, Antoinette S. de Dessignet; and his children, Juan Claudio and Ana, were the first Adventists in Chile and probably in South America as well.
Elwin Snyder was a missionary in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Cuba with his wife, Jane Ketring, and was one of the first canvassers sent from the United States to South America.