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Young People’s Magazine had a publication life of less than a year in 1909.

Daniel Christian Theunissen was the first South African person of mixed race to be ordained as a Seventh-day Adventist minister.

​Eduardo Werner Thomann was one of the first persons to accept the Adventist faith in the republic of Chile; he was the first ordained minister in South America and a pioneer in many areas of the evangelistic work in different countries.

​Víctor Edwin Thomann was one of the first people to accept the Adventist faith in Chile, along with his brother Eduardo. He was an Adventist pioneer in several fields of the evangelistic work in Chile, Bolivia, and Argentina.

​Donn Thomas was a journalist and newspaper publisher who, after joining the Seventh-day Adventist church, did pioneering work in developing the denomination’s public relations arm.

​Edward Duraiswamy Thomas, one of the first two national Seventh-day Adventist ministers in the Southern Asia Division to be ordained, served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as teacher, translator, editor, evangelist, and conference administrator. His wife, Sellammal, served faithfully by his side as preceptress, food matron, Sabbath School secretary, and in dispensary work.

Gloria Thomas was the first South Asian woman to serve at the division departmental level, having served as an associate in the Sabbath School department in charge of children’s divisions in the Southern Asia Division.

​Lindsay Thomas, Jr., was a linguist and university professor noted for mobilizing innovative evangelistic and humanitarian projects in Africa.

American missionary to China from 1902 to 1931, Ida Thompson opened the first Adventist school in China – Bethel Girls School in Canton (Guangzhou). That school became what is now Hong Kong Adventist College.

Leonard C. Thompson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Thompson, of Albury. He was born in Victoria, Australia, in 1909. Leonard Thompson trained at Sydney Sanitarium and Hospital, graduating from the nursing course in 1933. He then worked as part of the hospital staff for the next two or three years. In December 1935, Thompson married nursing classmate Eileen Lethbridge from Perth in Western Australia. After Thompson qualified in radiography at Sydney University, the young couple accepted an appointment with the Public Health Department in the mandated territory of New Guinea. Their service was cut short when Thompson became a prisoner of war during the Japanese invasion during World War II. Thompson’s commitment was such that he preceded his family out to New Guinea two years before his wife and oldest daughter could get approval to join him.

Paul Lamont Thompson, an Adventist educator and administrator, left the Adventist Church in 1931 after having served as president of two Adventist colleges.

​Verne Thompson, pianist and musicologist, taught at two Seventh-day Adventist schools and at the Eastman School of Music.

​Harry Thomson was a carpenter to Avondale College, Avondale Health Retreat, and the community through his work on Ellen White’s home Sunnyside and individual contracts.

William Wilson Thomson was an Adventist minister and administrator in the Caribbean Union for thirty-two years.

​Louis P. Thorpe, musician, educator, and prolific author of widely-acclaimed books on psychology, taught at two Seventh-day Adventist colleges (Emmanuel Missionary College, now Andrews University, and Walla Walla College, now University) and at the church’s medical school (College of Medical Evangelists, now Loma Linda University) before becoming a professor at the University of Southern California.

​Neil Ramon Thrasher was a missionary doctor and medical director. He was a surgeon, and a certified specialist in radiology who served with his wife, Lucille Bertha (Daniel), in North America, Africa, and in several countries in the Far Eastern Division.

Alan Thrift, a singer and conductor, and his wife Yvonne Zanotti Thrift, a pianist, singer, and conductor, were associated with the music program at Australasian Missionary College (AMC), later Avondale College of Higher Education (Avondale), for over forty years.

Lyndon and Grace Thrift served in the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Australia.

Richard Alfred Roy Thrift, an Adventist minister and administrator, and is wife, Ethel Thrift, a department secretary, served the Church in Australia, India, and Papua.