Russel Kelso Carter was a professor in the Pennsylvania Military College of Chester. While there he was licensed to preach by the Methodist Episcopal Church. He became very active in leading camp meetings and revivals. After failing health forced him to abandon this work, he studied and became a medical doctor as well as a writer. He wrote novels as well as hymns.
Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >
Display Title: Breathe upon UsFirst Line: Breathe upon us, Lord, from HeavenTune Title: [Breathe upon us, Lord from Heaven]Author: R. K. C.Meter: 126.96.36.199 DScripture: John 20:22Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Breathe_upon_Us)