The Temperance Banner

Unfurl the temperance banner and let it proudly wave

Author: M. Lowrie Hofford
Tune: [With cloudless sky we started]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: M. Lowrie Hofford

Born: January 27, 1825, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Died: January 9, 1888, Trenton, New Jersey. Hofford attended Lafayette and Princeton, where he graduated in 1849. He studied theology at the Princeton seminary for a year, and became principal of the Camden collegiate institute. While there, he organized a church at Beverly, New Jersey, being licensed by the Presbytery in Philadelphia in 1852. In 1855, he was ordained an evangelist in Burlington, New Jersey. In 1860, he began teaching at the Trenton Institute, and in 1863 took charge of a military institute at Allentown, Pennsylvania that was later incorporated as Muhlenberg College; he served there as a professor and later president. He taught and pastored at Camden and Beverly, New Jer… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Unfurl the temperance banner and let it proudly wave
Title: The Temperance Banner
Author: M. Lowrie Hofford
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then raise the temperance banner
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Praise and Delight #139

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Songs of the Golden #95

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Temperance Rallying Songs #52

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