Born: November 20, 1904, Pullman, Washington.
Died: July 17, 2002, Springfield, Missouri.
Floyd W. Hawkins, Ordained Minister, Church of the Nazarene, spent many years in pastoral ministry, music publishing, and as a musician and song writer. Some of his more than 500 published songs are "I've Discovered the Way of Gladness;" "The Crystal Fountain;" "Let Thy Mantle Fall on Me;" and "Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace." In 1957, Hawkins became the music editor at Lillenas Publishing Company, a position he held until 1975.
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