Not for the things we sing

Not for the things we sing

Author: William J. Dawson
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: William J. Dawson

Born: No­vem­ber 21, 1854, Tow­ces­ter, North­amp­ton, Eng­land. Son of Will­iam James and Susan Wall­er Daw­son, Will­iam was ed­u­cat­ed at Dids­bu­ry Col­lege, Man­ches­ter, and or­dained a Wes­ley­an min­is­ter in 1875. He mar­ried Jane Pow­ell of Lowes­toft in 1879, and served in var­i­ous lo­ca­tions un­til as­sum­ing the pas­tor­ate of High­bury Quad­rant Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church, Lon­don, in 1892. The pre­vi­ous year, he was one of the Eng­lish del­e­gates to the Meth­od­ist Ecu­men­i­cal Coun­cil in Wash­ing­ton, DC. He liked Amer­i­ca so much that he em­i­grat­ed there in 1905, join­ing the Presbyterians and first serv­ing at the First Church in New­ark, New Jer­… Go to person page >

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Author: William J. Dawson



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