1885–1960

Introduction

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 22, 1885, Ra­mer, Ten­nes­see.

Died: March 19, 1960, Mc­Ken­zie, Ten­nes­see.

Buried: Oak­wood Ce­me­te­ry, Mi­lan, Ten­nes­see.

Biography

Ramer was the son of James Sam­u­el Ra­mer and Ly­dia A. Reed­er, and hus­band of Tar­lie Paul­ine Ste­gall.

He is re­mem­bered as a pas­tor, hymn writ­er, sing­er, and as mo­der­a­tor of the Cum­ber­land Pres­by­ter­i­an Gen­er­al As­sem­bly in 1939.

He served in World War I, and while ov­er­seas preached in se­ver­al church­es in Bri­tain. Beth­el Col­lege (now Beth­el Un­i­ver­si­ty) gave him an hon­or­a­ry Doc­tor of Di­vin­i­ty de­gree in 1957.

Sources

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