Arthur B. Deter

Short Name: Arthur B. Deter
Full Name: Deter, Arthur Beriah, 1868-1945
Birth Year: 1868
Death Year: 1945

Born: Oc­to­ber 25, 1868, Dade Coun­ty, Mis­sou­ri.
Died: Oc­to­ber 2, 1945, Dal­las, Tex­as.
Buried: Oak­wood Cem­e­te­ry, Wa­co, Tex­as. His tomb­stone car­ries the words "His works do fol­low him."

Arthur’s par­ents were George De­ter and Sarah Dye De­ter. He came to Christ at age 20, while at­tend­ing Nor­mal School in Par­sons, Kan­sas. He at­tend­ed Bay­lor Un­i­ver­si­ty, Wa­co, Tex­as (1889-94), and Will­iam Jew­ell Col­lege, Li­ber­ty, Mis­sou­ri (1895-96). He spent one year at Louis­ville Sem­in­a­ry and three at Ro­ches­ter Sem­in­a­ry, gra­du­at­ing from Ro­ches­ter in May 1891. The For­eign Mis­sion Board for Bra­zil ap­point­ed him in 1891, and he spent four de­cades as a mis­sion­a­ry in Rio de Ja­ni­e­ro. His works inc­lude:

Forty Years in the Land of To­mor­row (Broad­man Press, 1946)

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