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Jeremiah Eames Rankin
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1828
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1904
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Rankin at­tende­d Mid­dle­bury Coll­ege, Ver­mont, and the An­do­ver The­o­log­i­cal Sem­in­ary. Af­ter or­din­a­tion in 1855, he pas­tored at church­es in New York; St. Al­bans, Ver­mont; Charles­town, Mas­sa­chu­setts; at the First Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in Wash­ing­ton, DC, for 15 years; and at the Val­ley Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church, Orange, New Jer­sey. In 1889, he be­came pres­i­dent of How­ard Un­i­vers­i­ty. His works in­clude:

* Gospel Tem­per­ance Hymn­al, 1878
* Gospel Bells (with Otis Pres­brey), 1883
* German-Eng­lish Lyrics, Sac­red and Se­cu­lar, 1897

Cleveland, Nov. 29—The Rev. Dr. J. E. Rankin, formerly president
of Howard university, Washington, D. C,, died here yesterday
afternoon of pneumonia, aged 75 years. Dr. Rankin was born in Vermont. Dr. Rankin was the author of a number of well known hymns; the best known of which is "God be with you till we meet again".

Beatrice, Ne Daily Sun Nov 30, 1904 
Family links: 
  Mary Birge Rankin (1830 - 1912)*
  Edith Rankin White (1869 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Lake View Cemetery
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 17 Lot 34-0
Created by: R. Mark
Record added: Dec 06, 2007
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May God be with YOU 'till we meet again Brother Rankin. Thank you for your life here on this earth.
- Larry Caplin
 Added: Jun. 24, 2012

 Added: Feb. 10, 2011

- Jen Snoots
 Added: Dec. 11, 2009

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