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The Lillian Voris Wheeler
Collection

In 1930, Lillian was chosen to be a delegate from South America to the 42nd General Conference Session, held in San Francisco, May 28 to June 12, 1930.

The collection contains photographs, autograph albums, postcards and Lillian's notes from the 1930 GC Session.

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Lillian Voris Wheeler served as a missionary nurse to Argentina from 1908 until the early 1920s, where she worked with Doctors Robert H. Habernicht and G. B. Replogle in establishing the Rio de la Plata Sanitarium (Sanatorio Adventista del Plata). While working in Argentina, Ms. Voris began a nursing school and served as the matron and head nurse at the Sanitarium.

In 1920, Lillian married William Welcome Wheeler, son of Elder Frederick Wheeler. Together, Lillian and William continued to serve in South America with the Inca, and then after the death of William in 1929, Lillian would work in Peru, Chile, and Bolivia.

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