Jan­u­a­ry 5, 1877, Manhattan, New York.

No­vem­ber 25, 1954, Lakeville, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Sleepy Hollow Ce­me­te­ry, Sleepy Hollow, New York.


Henry was the son of Edmund Edwin Coffin and Euphemia Sloane, and husband of Dorothy Prentice.

He was a educated at Yale College (BA 1897, master’s degree 1900) and Union The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry (BD 1900). He became pastor of the Madison Avenue Pres­by­ter­i­an Church in New York City in 1910.

Sloane was a fellow of the Corporation of Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty (1922–45), and served as President of Union The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry (1926–45), and Moderator of the 155th Assembly of the Pres­by­ter­i­an Church in the USA (1943–44). His works in­clude:

  1. O Come, Immanuel, Our King
  2. O Come, O Come, Immanuel
  1. God Himself Is with us
  2. Lo, a Fair Rose Ablooming