Jeremiah Eames Rankin

Jeremiah Eames Rankin

Birth
Thornton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 28 Nov 1904 (aged 76)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 17 Lot 34-0
Memorial ID 23268821 · View Source
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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


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  • Created by: R. Mark
  • Added: 6 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23268821
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeremiah Eames Rankin (2 Jan 1828–28 Nov 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23268821, citing Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by R. Mark (contributor 46580753) .