May 29, 1867, Williamsport, Ohio.

July 20, 1934, Miami, Florida.

Woodlawn Park North Cemetery, Miami, Florida. On his tombstone are the words Song Leader.

John’s wife was songwriter Margaret Harris. His works in­clude:

  1. Child Was Born in Bethlehem, The
  2. Come, O Come, Ye Weary
  3. Come, Poor Sinner, Though Halt and Blind
  4. Dare to Keep on Singing
  5. Great Is the King
  6. I Am Glad I Have the Savior
  7. I’ve a Message for You
  8. Jesus Is Calling
  9. Jesus Is Seeking for the Weary Wanderers
  10. Jesus Now Saves Me
  11. Jesus Will Save You Today
  12. Mighty to Save
  13. More Excellent Way, The
  14. My Savior in Mercy Came Down from on High
  15. My Soul Is Filled with Glory
  16. My Soul Is Happy Today
  17. Savior, Lead Me
  18. Our Savior Has Purchased Sal­va­tion
  19. Over on the Hills of Glory
  20. Savior Now Is Standing at the Door, The
  21. There’s a Road That Leads to Glory
  22. There’s a Way for the Soul Heavy Laden
  23. Thou Art Coming
  24. Victory Side of Life, The
  25. We Shall See
  26. When My Savior Called to Me
  27. When the Bridegroom Cometh
  28. When the Judgment Morn Is Breaking
  29. While in the Wilderness
  30. Wonderful Name
  31. Wonderful Peace at My Savior’s Right Hand
  32. Wonderful Savior
  1. He That Winneth Souls
  2. I Am Satisfied
  3. Los Feliz
  4. Praise His Name Forever
  5. Shout the Victory
  6. Thou Art Coming