Bloom, A. E. (Sweden, 1868--December 15, 1940, Santa Rosa, California). Advent Christian. Having immigrated as a child, he was converted in a Salvation Army service and began preaching soon after his baptism by Advent Christian Elder J. August Smith. He assisted Elder G.W. Sederquist in a series of meetings in the Green Street Tabernacle, Chicago, where he later served as pastor. In addition, he was a member of the Mission Band of the Moody Church of Chicago.
After having been licensed for a time, he was ordained by the Advent Christian Conference of Northern Illinois, meeting in Genoa, on March 7, 1892. After a period as an itinerant minister in Wisconsin, he held pastorates in Fairfield, Cobb, Mifflin, Monticello, and LaValle, where he… Go to person page >