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A. L. Acker

Author of "No more goodbyes"

Carl Ackerman

Author of "Come, Jesus, and bless me"

G. E. Ackerman

Author of "Stand for the right, ye called of God"

J. W. Ackerman

Author of "Jesus Will Always Love You"

Lucy Ackermann

Author of "Praise ye the Lord, O sing"

Harry A. Ackers

Author of "Questions—Still Unresolved!" in Shaping Sanctuary

A. E. Ackley

Author of "Everybody likes a jolly fellow"

A. H. Ackley

1887 - 1960 Person Name: Alfred H. Ackley Author of "I Serve a Risen Savior" in Psalter Hymnal (Gray) Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley)

B. D. Ackley

1872 - 1958 Author of "He will carry you through" Bentley DeForrest Ackley was born 27 September 1872 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the brother of A. H. Ackley. In his early years, he traveled with his father and his father's band. He learned to play several musical instruments. By the age of 16, after the family had moved to New York, he began to play the organ for churches. He married Bessie Hill Morley on 20 December 1893. In 1907 he joined the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team as secretary/pianist. He worked for and traveled with the Billy Sunday organization for 8 years. He also worked as an editor for the Homer Rodeheaver publishing company. He composed more than 3000 tunes. He died 3 September 1958 in Winona Hills, Indiana at the age of 85 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana, near his friend Homer Rodeheaver. Dianne Shapiro (from by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley)

Charles C. Ackley

Composer of "[No days like the days of happy youth]" in Sunday School Hymns No. 2 Given name Isaac Hickman Meredith. Used Pseudonym Charles C. Ackley. See also Meredith, I. H. There is a "Chas. C. Ackley" listed as an editor to "Children's Praise No. 1" also edited by I. H. Meredith and published by Tullar-Meredith. It is unclear whether this is a pseudonym or a name of a real person. However, "Charles C. Ackley" is identified as a pseudonym of Meredith's in the 1938 Catalog of Copyright Entries for renewals of music published in 1912. These compositions use "Charles" instead of "Chas." Dianne Shapiro


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