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John Alexander McClung
Birth: Jan. 1, 1891
Talihina
Le Flore County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 1942

Songwriter, Publisher. He joined the army during World War I where he was awarded the Purple Heart during action in France. After his honorable discharge from the army he moved to Hartford, Arkansas and attented the Hartford Music Institue. He then became an instructor and later purchased the Hartford Music Company & Institute. He traveled all over the United States with his singing schools and the Hartford Quartet of which he was a member. He was the writer of over 300 published songs, his most noteworthy being "Standing Outside" and "Just A Rose Will Do". He published church song books that are still being used in todays churches, his last being "Living Faith" copyrighted in 1942. In April, 1992 he was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame for his accomplishments in gospel music. (bio by: Rock Talker) 
 
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Hartford Memorial Park
Hartford
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Rock Talker
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
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John Alexander McClung
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John Alexander McClung
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God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014

- omcnair
 Added: Apr. 5, 2013
God bless you on your birthday. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Jan. 1, 2013
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