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

* Words of the song:GOD BE WITH YOU TILL WE MEET AGAIN
* 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 
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: R. Mark
Record added: Dec 06, 2007
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Jeremiah Eames Rankin
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Jeremiah Eames Rankin
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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

-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011

- Jen Snoots
 Added: Dec. 11, 2009
 
 
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