1884-1965
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March 3, 1884, Greenback, Tennessee.

February 2, 1965, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tennessee.

Pine Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Greenback, Tennessee.

Hammontree graduated from Maryville College, near Greenback, Tennessee, in 1909, taught for while, then studied at Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois. In World War I, he toured army camps with evangelist Mel Trotter; he worked with Trotter for almost 20 years thereafter, and with Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver. He went on to direct the Moody Bible Institute music department (1936-42), and tour army camps once again in World War II. Following the war, he worked with ministers such as Paul Beckwith and Howard Hermansen.

  1. He Just Put Himself in My Place
  1. Oh, My Savior Crucified
  2. Our Times Are in Thy Hand
  3. Praise the Lord for Victory

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