1845–1922

Introduction

Born: Au­gust 17, 1845, Scot­land.

Died: No­vem­ber 15, 1922, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Buried: Mount Ver­non Ce­me­te­ry, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Biography

John was the son of Will­iam and Jean Hood, and hus­band of Sall­ie M. Wal­ton.

He ran a Gos­pel mu­sic pub­lish­ing bus­i­ness in Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. The firm be­gan as ear­ly as 1875, but went bank­rupt in the Great De­press­ion of the 1930s.

Hood’s works in­clude:

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