Born: May 16, 1881, New Bruns­wick, New Jer­sey.

Died: Ap­ril 12, 1948, Man­hat­tan, New York.

Buried: Ken­si­co Ce­me­te­ry, Val­hal­la, New York.


Carl was the son of Ja­cob Em­bu­ry Price. He mar­ried twice, to Lei­la Al­ber­ta Field (Ap­ril 24, 1905, Con­gre­ga­tion­al church, East Hamp­ton, Con­nec­ti­cut) and Flor­ence Drap­er Flo­ra Treat (June 19, 1913, Wash­ing­ton Heights Me­tho­dist Epis­co­pal Church [now St. Luke’s A.M.E], Ha­mil­ton Heights, New York).

He gra­du­at­ed from Wes­ley­an Uni­ver­si­ty, Mid­dle­town, Con­nec­ti­cut (AB 1902), played the or­gan at the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in East Hamp­ton (then Cha­tham), Con­nec­ti­cut, and was an av­id lo­cal his­tor­i­an.

From 1909 un­til re­tire­ment, he worked as an in­sur­ance bro­ker in New York Ci­ty.


A co-found­er of the Hymn So­cie­ty of Am­er­ica, he wrote about 200 hymns. His oth­er works in­clude:



Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Price (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),