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Clergyman

Samuel Walter Gamble, American clergyman.

Background

Gamble, Samuel Walter was born on November 15, 1852 in Worthington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel B. and Eliza S. Gamble.

Education

Educated chiefly in public schools, Woodhull, Illinois.

Career

Entered Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1881. In pastoral work until 1899. Became known for research in the ancient literature, enabling him to reproduce the long-lost Hebrew Calendar, upon which he bases arguments to prove that Sunday and not Saturday was the ancient and the true Sabbath.

Selected by international committee for the World’s Sunday Rest Congress to lecture at St. Louis Exposition, 1904, on “the transfer of the Sabbath from the Jewish to the Christian Sabbath”. Delivered 900 addresses in Canada for the Lord’s Day Alliance of Canada Editor of The Toiler’s Friend, and The True Sabbath (mags.). Field secretary National Reform Association for California, on the Sabbath department, 1917-1921.

Author: Sunday the True Sabbath of God, 1900. A Brief Statement of Sabbath Truth, 1918. Exposed the so-called Religious Liberty Association, 1923.

Was selected by International Lord’s Day Congress to lecture at the Panama P.I. Exposition, July 1915. Home: Long Beach, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor of The Toiler’s Friend, and The True Sabbath (mags.). Field secretary National Reform Association for California, on the Sabbath department, 1917-1921. Author: Sunday the True Sabbath of God, 1900.A Brief Statement of Sabbath Truth, 1918. Exposed the so-called Religious Liberty Association, 1923. Was selected by International Lord’s Day Congress to lecture at the Panama P.I. Exposition, July 1915.

Connections

Married Ethel R. Dysert, April. Children: Ira Samuel, Mistress May Adelia Glover, Mistress Sadie Belle Crary, Mistress Agnes Verna Stokes (all by previous marriages), Carroll Milton, Verne Dysert (deceased), Mistress Olla Barbara Dean.

father:
Samuel B.

mother:
Eliza S. Gamble

spouse:
Ethel R. Dysert

child:
Ira Samuel Gamble

child:
Mistress May Adelia Glover Gamble

child:
Mistress Sadie Belle Crary Gamble

child:
Mistress Agnes Verna Stokes Gamble (all by previous marriages)

child:
Carroll Milton Gamble

child:
Verne Dysert Gamble (deceased)

child:
Mistress Olla Barbara Dean Gamble