1845–1922

Au­gust 17, 1845, Scot­land.

No­vem­ber 15, 1922, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Mount Ver­non Ce­me­te­ry, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

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:

  1. At the Feast of Bel­shaz­zar
  2. Beautiful Bow
  3. Call to Bat­tle
  4. Cast Thy Bread up­on the Wa­ters
  5. Glory Be to God in the High­est
  6. Good Shep­herd, Grant Thy Bless­ing
  7. I Am Far from My Home
  8. I Would Be a Li­ly Fair
  9. Jesus Did It All
  10. Jesus Long His Love Has Of­fered
  11. Jesus’ Love
  12. O Je­sus, Our Sav­ior, All Praise
  13. On the Christ­mas Morn­ing
  14. Our Coun­try’s Flag, O Em­blem Dear
  15. Our Sav­ior Came Down from His Home in the Skies
  16. Revival
  17. Tide of Sal­va­tion, The
  18. We Come to Thee, Dear Sav­ior
  19. We Will Sing You a Beau­ti­ful St­ory
  20. We’re March­ing on to Glo­ry Land
  1. Calling, Gent­ly Call­ing
  2. Gifts We Bring
  3. It Must Be Set­tled Tonight
  4. Little While, A
  5. Arise and Shine
  6. Gladly Will We Sing for Je­sus
  7. Mercies Free
  8. Nearer My Home
  9. New Year’s Chime
  10. Palace O’ The King
  11. San Ma­ri­no

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