1869–1946

Introduction

portrait

Born: No­vem­ber 1, 1869, Bards­town, Ken­tuc­ky.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 13, 1946, Dall­as, Tex­as.

Buried: Grove Hill Mem­or­i­al Park, Dall­as, Tex­as.

Biography

Coleman at­tend­ed George­town Col­lege, and moved to Tex­as at a young age.

He lived first in Pla­no, Tex­as, where he un­suc­cess­ful­ly ran for po­li­ti­cal of­fice. Af­ter mov­ing to Dall­as, he be­came a lay as­sist­ant to George W. Tru­ett, pas­tor of the First Bap­tist Church there.

From 1908–14, he was bu­si­ness man­ag­er of the Bap­tist Stand­ard news­pa­per, and for sev­er­al years was pre­si­dent of the Tex­as Bap­tist Young Peo­ples Un­ion.

Publications

Sources

Lyrics