November 22, 1850, Woodstone, New Jersey.

June 29, 1922, Elmer, New Jersey.

Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Elmer, New Jersey.

Son of Elisha Conover and Elizabeth Van Meter, Howard attended Pennington Seminary, Pennington, New Jersey, and Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He became a Methodist Episcopal minister in 1874, and in his later years, joined the Hymn Writers’ and Composers’ Society in New York City.

  1. O God, We Pray for All Mankind

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