1858, near West Sa­lem, Ohio.

March 13, 1915, pos­si­bly in Mc­Kees­port, Penn­syl­van­ia. At the time of his death, he was mod­er­a­tor of the Red­stone Pres­by­te­ry.

McCauley at­tend­ed the Na­tion­al Nor­mal Un­i­ver­si­ty, Ohio (BA 1883, LittD 1893), and Lane The­o­lo­gi­cal Se­mi­na­ry, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio (1886).

The Pres­by­te­ry of Cin­cin­na­ti li­censed him in 1885, and he was or­dained the next year by the Pres­by­te­ry of Day­ton, Ohio. He served the Park Pres­by­ter­ian Church in Day­ton (1886–91); Wayne Av­e­nue Pres­by­ter­ian Church, Day­ton (1891–94); the 5th Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, To­le­do, Ohio (1895–?); and First Church, Mc­Kees­port, Penn­syl­va­nia (1911 until his death).

He was pre­si­dent of the Ohio Chris­tian En­dea­vor Un­ion (1895); vice pre­si­dent of the World’s C. E. Un­ion; lec­tur­er at Lane The­o­lo­gi­cal Se­mi­na­ry (1893); ed­it­or in the Wor­ker’s Train­ing De­par­tment, and of The Out­look.

His works in­clude:

  1. Again a New Baby We Wel­come Today
  2. At the Holy Sab­bath’s
  3. Book of Truth, The
  4. By Grace Are Ye Saved, Through Faith
  5. By Thy Grace We Meet to Praise
  6. Come to Me, My Sav­ior
  7. Deep in My Heart’s a Gar­den
  8. Ere We Part, Our Father’s Bless­ing
  9. Fainthearted Be Ne­ver
  10. For Christ and the Church Our Songs We Raise
  11. From Choirs Re­deemed
  12. Gathered Once More
  13. Glory, Glo­ry, in the High­est Glo­ry
  14. Going Forth with Glad­ness
  15. Hail, O Hail, Young Chris­tian
  16. Hear the Hea­vens Ring, Hal­le­lu­jah
  17. Here We Raise Our Thank­ful Voic­es
  18. I Heard Once a Sto­ry of Joy and Love
  19. I Love This World So Beau­ti­ful
  20. I Will Trust Thee, O Sav­ior Di­vine
  21. Jesus Is Ris­en
  22. Lord, I Have Wan­dered
  23. Lord Is Ris’n, The
  24. Lord, We Adore Thee
  25. My God Re­veals Him­self
  26. My Heart Has a Bur­den of Joy
  27. My Sav­ior Is My Friend
  28. Now the Glow of Life’s Fair Sun Fades
  29. O Chris­tian, a Watch­word We Bring You To­day
  30. O Hear the Bells
  31. O How Can I Reach the Wan­der­er?
  32. O My Sav­ior Bids Me Wait a Lit­tle While
  33. O Sav­ior, Gen­tle Sav­ior
  34. O Won­drous Love
  35. Onward Is Our War Cry
  36. Our Songs Will We Sing
  37. Praise the Lord, Praise the Lord
  38. Rejoicing We Sing
  39. Sad Mem­o­ry Dreams of Oth­er Days
  40. Sayings of Je­sus Are Pur­est, The
  41. Sing of God’s Own Sun­light
  42. Sinner, Drift­ing on Life’s Ocean
  43. Smiling Face of Na­ture, The
  44. Sweet Peace of God the Aged Know
  45. There Is a Light up­on Our Way
  46. There Is One God, Who Made the Earth and Sky
  47. There’s a Work That We Must Do
  48. They Tell Us the Fields Are Rea­dy
  49. Together We Meet in Love
  50. We Are Glean­ers in Life’s Har­vest
  51. We Come as Lit­tle Mes­sen­gers
  52. We Meet Again, with Grat­eful Hearts
  53. We Rise from Rest Our Toil
  54. We Wel­come You with Songs Today
  55. Weary with Want and Sin
  56. We’d Cher­ish and Help
  57. Weeping Dis­ci­ples Sad­ly Greet
  58. When Once the Sin­ful Maze I Trod
  1. Little Mission Band
  2. Mortals, Awake