Born: September 19, 1862, Hastings, Ontario, Canada.
Died: December 20, 1941, Greencastle, Indiana, of a cerebral hemorrhage.
Buried: Greencastle City Cemetery, Greencastle, Indiana.
Pseudonym: George Walker Whitcomb.
A Methodist minister, Ostrom was associated with the Moody Bible Institute, starting in 1921. He wrote under his pseudonym because he felt freer to use his songs in evangelistic meetings if he didn’t draw attention to himself as the author.
His works include: