August 17, 1845, Scotland.

November 15, 1922, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mount Vernon Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

John was the son of William and Jean Hood, and husband of Sallie M. Walton.

He ran a Gospel music publishing business in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The business began as early as 1875, but went bankrupt in the Great Depression of the 1930s. Hood’s works include:

  1. At the Feast of Belshazzar
  2. Beautiful Bow
  3. Call to Battle
  4. Cast Thy Bread upon the Waters
  5. Glory Be to God in the Highest
  6. Good Shepherd, Grant Thy Blessing
  7. I Am Far from My Home
  8. I Would Be a Lily Fair
  9. Jesus Did It All
  10. Jesus Long His Love Has Offered
  11. Jesus’ Love
  12. O Jesus, Our Savior, All Praise
  13. On the Christmas Morning
  14. Our Country’s Flag, O Emblem Dear
  15. Our Savior Came Down from His Home in the Skies
  16. Revival
  17. Tide of Salvation, The
  18. We Come to Thee, Dear Savior
  19. We Will Sing You a Beautiful Story
  20. We’re Marching on to Glory Land
  1. Calling, Gently Calling
  2. Gifts We Bring
  3. It Must Be Settled Tonight
  4. Little While, A
  5. Arise and Shine
  6. Gladly Will We Sing for Jesus
  7. Mercies Free
  8. Nearer My Home
  9. New Year’s Chime
  10. Palace O’ The King
  11. San Marino

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